NAVAIR plans 4G cell service for amphibious group

The Naval Air Systems Command wants to use commercial cellular technology to test the broadband communications capability aboard ships, reports Nextgov.

The project will involve installing advanced broadband 4G Long-Term Evolution cellular systems on three ships in the USS Kearsarge amphibious ready group, according to the report. The ships involved are the Kearsarge, the USS San Antonio and the USS Whidbey Island, the story said. The command plans to carry out the project next year.

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Elections
    voting security

    'Unprecedented' challenges to safe, secure 2020 vote

    Our election infrastructure is bending under the stress of multiple crises. Administrators say they are doing all they can to ensure it doesn't break.

  • FCW Perspectives
    zero trust network

    Can government get to zero trust?

    Today's hybrid infrastructures and highly mobile workforces need the protection zero trust security can provide. Too bad there are obstacles at almost every turn.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.