Smart Bases

5G is changing the way the military connects its bases and its people

As 5G begins to roll out in civilian and military spaces, the Defense Department is testing 5G networks at a handful of bases to ensure connectivity and…

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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaida and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11 attacks at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. A Yemeni and a Tajik national who have been held for over a decade at Guantanamo Bay have been freed and sent to the Balkan nation of Serbia, the Pentagon announced Monday, July 11, 2016. The Yemeni national is Mansur Ahmad Saad al-Dayfi and the Takik is Muhammadi Davlatov. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Smart bases may be a smart idea, but can the military afford them?

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