DOD reveals four broad use cases for initial 5G experimentation

By Justin Doubleday / October 8, 2019 at 2:54 PM
The Defense Department's initial use cases for fifth-generation communications technologies include virtual reality for training and simulation, "smart" bases, supply chain management, and depot automation, according to a top DOD official. Lisa Porter, deputy under secretary of defense for research and engineering, revealed the four use cases Oct. 7 during a 5G workshop hosted by Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, MD. Porter said DOD wants to accelerate 5G adoption by working with industry on dual-use technologies with...

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