Pentagon 5G experimentation director plans next round of awards, solicitations

By Justin Doubleday / November 4, 2020 at 2:21 PM
The Pentagon is planning a second round of contracts for fifth-generation wireless experiments early next year, as well as two new broad area announcements related to the military’s telecommunications research, according to the head of the Defense Department’s 5G development program. Joe Evans, technical director for 5G in DOD’s research and engineering office, said three dozen prime contractors and more than 100 total companies are involved in the first “tranche” of contracts awarded last month. The deals are collectively worth...

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