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Why DoD needs 5G private networks for training

Private 5G networks allow DoD to replicate real-world environments for training, as well as enable new technologies. But it needs a foundation.

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Military installations will soon get private wireless networks

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U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. LinderSOUTH PACIFIC (July 9, 2017) Operations Specialist 1st Class Charles Hammond, from Kansas City, Missouri, monitors tracks aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) during an air defense exercise comprised of Sterett, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155), Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin (FFG 04), and Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Toowoomba (FFH 156) as part of Talisman Saber 17. Sterett, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group (ESG), is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase proficiencies defending the ESG against blue-water threats so amphibious forces can launch Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Byron C. Linder/Released)170709-N-ZW825-895

Navy charts massive transformation in shipboard IT as commercial 5G, satellite links join the fleet

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Air Force Research Laboratory improves networks

James Sumpter from the Air Force Research Laboratory said that AFRL is focusing on supporting current networks, including legacy and isolated enclave ones.

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EPA moves toward network modernization

The Environmental Protection Agency works toward its goal of modernizing its networks even as it works through some initial setbacks.

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Ask the CIO: Energy Department’s Idaho National Lab

In this exclusive webinar edition of Ask the CIO, Dan Elmore, the executive director of the Idaho National Lab Wireless Security Institute in the Energy Department, said agencies need to better understand the potential impact of 5G on their mission areas.

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