Marines pilot 5G in ‘living lab’ at Miramar

BY | JUL 31, 2020

“As the first military base to deploy Verizon’s 5G ultra wideband, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar will serve as a living lab for the technology, facilitating collaboration between the Defense Department and vendors.

Miramar is starting pilots in four areas: energy communications, connected vehicles, drones and “digital fortress,” which is the base’s vision for the future of protection that replaces a physical fortification, said Lt. Col. Brandon Newell, director of technology and partnerships for the Marine Corps Installation Next program. ” – STEPHANIE KANOWITZ @

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