Pentagon looks to participate in 5G standards-setting bodies

By Justin Doubleday / June 5, 2020 at 12:02 PM
The Pentagon has established a new "tiger team" to engage fifth-generation wireless standards bodies, as the Defense Department seeks more influence over the technologies underlying high-speed 5G networks. Frederick Moorefield, Jr., deputy DOD chief information officer for command, control and communications, said DOD's involvement in the 5G standards bodies is "a new area" for the department. "We don't typically get engaged in standards, but because of this 5G being so important to the department we found it necessary to engage...

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