How 5G Facilitates Military Operations?

How 5G Facilitates Military Operations?

The military has even greater technological problems because of the requirement to deploy 5G capabilities at the front lines of the fight, where there is little, if any, 5G infrastructure and purposeful RF jamming or other types of interference from foes is possible.

Fremont, CA :  The emerging fifth-generation wireless communications — popularly known as 5G — will be much more than rapid-connect phone calls and quick movie downloads, especially for the United States military. In fact, 5G might make a reality what military officials referred to as the "infosphere" as early as the 1980s, where access to data from video, sensors, speech, targeting, reconnaissance, and even the sights on infantry weapons is simple and immediate for anybody who needs it.

5G, on the other hand, will not come easily, swiftly, or cheaply. When compared to the broader 5G goal for the military, commercial interests, and consumers, the technology is still in its infancy – notwithstanding the advertisements people see on television from cell phone providers. Bringing the 5G future to completion will take time, extensive testing, experimentation, and investment – as well as a lot more cell towers than people now have.

According to the United States, 5G will increase the speed, lower the latency, and improve the reliability of data transfer compared to existing 4G technologies, and will support interconnected or autonomous devices such as smart homes, precision agriculture, self-driving vehicles, and industrial machinery, and advanced robotics.

The military has even greater technological problems because of the requirement to deploy 5G capabilities at the front lines of the fight, where there is little, if any, 5G infrastructure and purposeful RF jamming or other types of interference from foes is possible.

Persistent Systems, based in New York City, specializes in mobile ad hoc networking (MANET) technology for a wide range of applications, including commanding groups of autonomous vehicles in tough terrain. Persistent specializes in switching between different RF frequencies in real-time to discover the most reliable paths under a given set of conditions. Engineers at the company utilize satellite communications (SATCOM) channels, land mobile radio, and RF repeaters installed on unmanned aircraft and even other portable radios to continuously sample the RF environment and react to changing conditions in real-time.

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