The Pentagon in late 2020 launched 5G pilots at five military installations — to the tune of $600 million — and has since doubled the experimentation.
Some 90% of federal agencies are planning to adopt 5G, according to a 2022 study by General Dynamics Information Technology.
Marine officials underscored that lateral entry will not be a way for people to bypass Officer Candidates School or boot camp.
The service expects the new schedule for the Next-Generation Operational Control Segment to be approved this spring.
The new collaboration reflects the U.S. military's ambitions to invest in seamless connectivity and computer-augmented decision-making.
As policymakers and war planners prepare for a potential of near-peer conflict — the biggest fight of modern times — two imperatives must be considered.
Fifth-generation wireless tech promises faster speeds and the ability to accommodate more and more-advanced devices — a windfall for defense.
The Marine Corps recently activated a two-star command that it hopes will better coordinate its information operations.
Word of the successful demonstration comes nearly one year after Northrop and AT&T announced they would jointly develop a "digital battle network."
The Defense Department and its contractors are tinkering with 5G as demand explodes for more and more-protected lines of communication.
Over the past six months, there have been 10,666 ransomware variants identified, almost twice the total in the previous six months.
Congress has yet to approve the fiscal 2023 defense budget, but industry is already tracking some key future programs.
“Now we have to completely undo 18 years of communicating all day long and tell them, ‘That’s bad, that will get you killed.’”
Gray networks sit between inner and outer VPN tunnels and provide an extra layer of security for encrypted classified data.
Plan for 10-year, $6.4 billion program flying about 37,000 flight hours per year at 12 bases is still underdeveloped.
GPS can no longer be relied upon to support the accurate delivery of precision fires, given adversarial capabilities to disrupt satellite communications.
The navigation system reportedly brought the unnamed driver to the steps of the church, where the vehicle got stuck.
Trusted Data Format is an open standard for protecting data with military-grade encryption