Prototypes and Experiments - Tranche 2

The Defense Department already is heavily involved in investigating how 5G technology will best serve the warfighter. Experimentation is ongoing at five installations across the United States, with seven more to come, as part of the department's second tranche of test beds for 5G communications capability

Announced Test Sites

Naval Station Norfolk, VA

Navy
Ship-wide / Pier Connectivity

Camp Pendleton, CA

Marine Corps
Wireless Connectivity for FOB/TOC

The National Training Center (NTC), CA and Fort Hood, TX

Army
Wireless Connectivity for FOB/TOC

Tinker AFB, OK

Air Force
Bi-directional Spectrum Sharing – DoD/Commercial

Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), TX

Army, Air Force
Augmented Reality Support of Maintenance and Training (Non-aircraft)

Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), TX and multiple remote locations

Air Force
DoD 5G Core Security Experimentation Network

JB Pearl Harbor - Hickam, HI

Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps
Enhancing Aircraft Mission Readiness

The next phase of procurement

Tranche 2 Projects will use IWRP and NSC Consortiums for procurement. You are invited to monitor activities on this site and on the Consortium sites for solicitation announcements.