5G network

Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Heidi Shyu speaks to Defense Writers via zoom at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Jan. 13, 2022. (DoD photo by United States Marine Corps Sgt. Taryn Sammet)

DOD to hire a ‘next G’ lead to focus on future of networks

It is one of several new roles the Pentagon intends to create as it invests in the development of 6G and 7G technology.
Dr. Joseph Evans, technical director for 5G with the Defense Department’s Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, stepped down in mid-August. (DoD Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

Department of Defense 5G lead Evans steps down

Amanda Toman is understood to have replaced Joseph Evans as principal director for 5G technology on an acting basis.
The U.S. Air Force’s 10th Wideband Global Satcom communications satellite (WGS-10) atop a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket lifts off on Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 from Space Launch Complex-37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Air Force looking for 5G in space

The Air Force wants 5G on the ground and in space to help link the two.
The Ugly Angels Conduct Flight Leadership Evaluation
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 362, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepare to conduct a mass flight during a flight leadership evaluation at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., April 30, 2020. (U.S. Marine Corps / Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)

Marine Corps base gets military’s first look at ‘ultra wideband’ 5G

The latest military base to ink a 5G networking partnership with the private sector will be the first to have "ultra wideband" telecommunications tech.