Tag Archives: 5G

Senate Introduces $696B FY 2021 Defense Bill Under $1.4T Spending Package

US Capitol

The Senate on Tuesday proposed a $1.4T spending package that includes $696B in defense appropriations for fiscal year 2021, Defense News reports. Senators must reconcile the upper chamber's 12-bill package with the House, which passed in July a $694.6B defense spending bill for FY 2021 as part of a $1.3T package, and reach a deal before a continuing resolution expires on Dec. 11 to avoid a government shutdown.

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Mitre’s Tech Foundation Unveils Consortium to Promote 5G Collaboration, Innovation

Mitre

Mitre’s tech foundation Engenuity has launched a consortium to bring together government, industry and academic institutions to advance 5G innovation. Founding members of the Open Generation Consortium are Ericsson, Nokia, Verizon (NYSE: VZ), AltiostarFIRST iZHUSH Aerospace, Kittyhawk, CTIA - The Wireless Association, Northeastern University and Virginia Tech.

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Advanced Micro Devices to Buy Xilinx in $35B All-Stock Deal

AMD

Advanced Micro Devices (Nasdaq: AMD) has agreed to acquire Xilinx (Nasdaq: XLNX) in an all-stock deal worth approximately $35B as part of AMD’s efforts to expand its data center business and portfolio of technology products. The boards of directors of the two companies unanimously cleared the transaction, which is expected to be completed by the end of calendar year 2021.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” Panel During 5G Summit

5G Summit

On Oct. 27th, Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit will feature notable federal and industry leaders on the “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” Panel. The panelists will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. To Register for the 5G Summit, and view other upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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Cyberspace Solarium Commission Proposes Strategy to Create Trusted ICT Supply Chains

ICT supply chain

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission has released a white paper that presents a five-pillar strategy to establish trusted supply chains for critical information and communications technologies. The strategy calls for the U.S. to identify key technologies and equipment through public-private partnerships and government assessments; ensure minimum viable manufacturing capacity; protect supply chain from compromise through information sharing, product testing and better intelligence; stimulate a domestic market via targeted infrastructure investment; and ensure global competitiveness.

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Expert Panel Discusses Innovation and Collaboration Initiatives During Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum

Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2020 Navy Forum

Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) 2020 Navy Forum continued with an expert panel full of significant names of consequence to the development of the collaboration and innovation for the Navy. If you missed the event, you can still register to watch the Navy Forum in its entirety by visiting Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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Pentagon Awards $600M to Advance 5G Experimentation; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios Acting Undersecretary DoD

The Department of Defense has made $600M in awards to support 5G testing and experimentation projects with 15 companies at five U.S. military installations. “The Department of Defense is at the forefront of cutting edge 5G testing and experimentation, which will strengthen our Nation’s warfighting capabilities as well as U.S. economic competitiveness in this critical field,” said Michael Kratsios, acting undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and U.S. chief technology officer.

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