January 26, 2020
Pentagon reveals four broad use cases for initial 5G experimentation
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 both...