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.

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