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Pentagon advisory group completes classified review of 5G benefits and risks

April 24, 2019 |
Jason Sherman

An influential Pentagon advisory panel has completed a classified assessment of potential U.S. military applications, and cybersecurity risks, of 5G network technology to aide defense policymakers contemplating the ramifications of the looming adoption of fifth-generation wireless technology networks -- being shaped in part by China -- that promise step-change improvements in data speed, volume and latency.

A Defense Science Board task force on defense applications of 5G network technology, commissioned last fall, has completed its work, Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza...


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