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Michael Griffin: DoD Seeks $484M Budget for 5G

The Department of Defense (DoD) is requesting a budget of $484 million for 5G technology efforts in fiscal year 2021, DoD News reported Thursday. Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and two-time Wash100 Award winner, revealed this information at this year's McAleese Defense Programs Conference that took place in Washington, D.C.

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USACE Selects Jacobs to Design Air Operations, Intelligence Center for KAOIC; Bob Pragada, Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach Quoted

Jacobs has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide architecture and engineering design for the Korea Air Operations and Intelligence Center (KAOIC), the company announced on Wednesday.

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Army Looks at Industry for 5G Tech; Col. Schawn Branch Quoted

The U.S. Army seeks to modernize its cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and training via application of industry-made 5G cellular technologies, C4ISRNet reported Thursday. Col. Schawn Branch, who leads the Army's 5G and enterprise information technology as a service program, told C4ISRNet the service branch is focusing 5G efforts on augmented and virtual reality, global asset management and smart technology depots.

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Derek Tournear: SDA to Issue Tech Demo BAAs in Support of Space Layer Development

Derek Tournear, acting director of the Space Development Agency, said SDA plans to issue before the end of this year broad area announcements to ask potential vendors to compete for technology demonstrations in support of the agency’s plan to develop “layers” of satellites, SpaceNews reported Wednesday.

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FirstNet Unveils Five-Year Public Safety Roadmap

The First Responder Network Authority has published a roadmap that details public safety technology trends and operational needs for mobile broadband communications in the next five years. Built from industry and government feedback, the FirstNet Authority Roadmap contains six domains that represent key public safety operational functions, FirstNet said Monday.

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