5G

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can for the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD budget largely flat, cuts legacy systems for modernization

The budget gets rid of the overseas contingency operations account and divests $2.8 billion in legacy systems.

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In this Friday, March 6, 2020, image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, Air Station crew members load personal protective equipment into a helicopter in San Francisco. Thousands of anxious people were confined Saturday to a cruise ship circling in international waters off the San Francisco Bay Area, after 21 passengers and crew members tested positive for the new coronavirus. The Grand Princess was forbidden to dock in San Francisco amid evidence that the vessel had been the breeding ground for a cluster of nearly 20 cases that resulted in at least one death after its previous voyage. (Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon/U.S. Coast Guard District 11 via AP)

Coast Guard to stand up first cyber ‘red team’ as it creates Cyber Operational Assessments Branch

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.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)In this April 7, 2021 photo, a senior receives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Service Center, in Clarksdale, Miss. Medicare will require nursing homes to report COVID-19 vaccination rates for residents and staff, the government said Tuesday, in what officials hope will become an incentive to keep giving shots even as the worst ravages of the pandemic ease in facilities across the land.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Federal employees can get time off if they have reaction to COVID-19 vaccine

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(AP Photo/John Locher)FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo a sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas. 5G is a new technical standard for wireless networks that promises faster speeds; less lag, or “latency,” when connecting to the network; and the ability to connect many devices to the internet without bogging it down. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Federal Mobility Working Group’s timely framework for 5G testing, security

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(Apple via AP)This image provided by Apple shows Apple CEO Tim Cook making a presentation on 5G and the new iPhone 12, which was unveiled Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. A much-hyped network upgrade called “5G” means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the U.S. government, it’s the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control. To many average people, it’s simply a mystery. (Apple via AP)

FirstNet adds 5G to first responder network as part of AT&T contract, expanding rural broadband

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DoD will release document highlighting military needs in 5G, software and data this spring

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U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces AfricaDuring the flight, the B-1, alongside U.S. Special Operations Command Europe members, provided critical support to Norwegian and Swedish joint terminal attack control training.

Army has new plan for controlling the top of the globe

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Adam Smith

Task force on supply chain will make recommendations for 2022 NDAA

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(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, visitors wearing mask to protect from the coronavirus walk past a 5G sign at the China Beijing International High Tech Expo in Beijing, China. A much-hyped network upgrade called “5G” means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the U.S. government, it’s the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

5G a chance for agency improvement — slowly but surely

From a security perspective, the deployment of new equipment, software and virtualized technology to manage communications networks and carrying over some…

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Pharmacist Brian Meyer holds a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine vial for a photo on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at Sunflower Pharmacy in Odessa, Texas. Sunflower Pharmacy is the first privately owned pharmacy in Odessa given to permission to distribute the vaccine. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)

Veterans Affairs gives an update on its vaccine distribution efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, at least 132,000 health care professionals at the Department of Veterans Affairs have received the first dose of the COVID-19…

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Sal DItri, National Spectrum Consortium

DoD taps National Spectrum Consortium to help develop 5G

For what they plan to do, Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke to the vice president and general manager of the Consortium Sal D’Itri.

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