March 2021


SIGNAL March 2021MOBILE/WIRELESS
Diverse Applications Arise from 5G Bands
    Different strokes provide capabilities more suited to specific uses. By Robert K. Ackerman

DARPA Hopes Mobile Carrier Will Adopt Secure 5G
    A new program aims to secure the Internet of Things. By George I. Seffers

U.S. Defense Department Expands 5G Experimentation
    Officials plan a second and possibly third round of experiments.

6G Will Blur the Lines Between the Physical and Digital Worlds
    Future communications will bring the power of an intense network to any immediate environment. By Kimberly Underwood

Wireless Reliability on the Moon
    NASA pursues tried-and-true 4G LTE wireless network capabilities for the lunar surface.

CYBERSECURITY
Cybersecurity Turns Holistic

    Even the U.S. Cyber Command needs the public to join in the effort.

INTELLIGENCE
Intelligence Strategy Highlights Workforce

    A new plan aims to retain and recruit diverse experts. By Brian Holmes and Corri Zoli

NATO
Mission Networks Require Service Management

    It pays to tackle complex challenges. By Jörg Eschweiler

SPECIAL INTEREST EDITORIAL
Laying the Foundations for Secure, Zero Trust 5G Networks: Sponsored Content

Remote Work Is Here to Stay—So Is DoD's Broader Digital Revolution

To Embrace Mobile, Agencies Need Control.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
5G-Enabled Augmented Reality Is Near
By Lt. Col. Ryan Kenny, USA 

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
The Wireless Reboot
By Lt. Gen. Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Announcing Two New Programs from the AFCEA Educational Foundation

ON POINT
Q&A With Bob Gourley