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June 14, 2021

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Pentagon using 5G prototyping sites to test supply chain risk management practices

By Justin Doubleday / June 7, 2021

The Pentagon is using its new fifth-generation wireless technology test sites at military bases across the country to implement supply chain risk management practices that could potentially guide how the Defense Department and other agencies approach the security of networking products and services.

Joe Evans, DOD's principal director for 5G in the research and engineering office, said his team is working with the DOD chief information officer to "test out supply chain risk management principles in real deployments."

"As we...

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