An UH-60 Blackhawk flies multiple passes at different altitudes over the runway during a series of 5G avionics tests March 2, 2022, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. A 5G mobile test station was used during the testing as part of demonstration to implement 5G technologies without compromising the safety of military and civilian aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

Senators express concerns about national spectrum strategy’s impact on DOD

“At this time, it would be counterproductive to initiate additional studies of the lower 3GHz Band,” members of Congress wrote in a letter to the White House.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the next leader of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 20, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cybercom nominee urges lawmakers to pass policy and spending bills to addressing readiness issues

Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh said passing the NDAA and appropriations bills are essential for the command's growth and maturation.
Members of the Mexican police patrol their side of the border, as a member of the US military walks past a barb wire fence in Eagle Pass, Texas, on May 10, 2023. The US on May 11, 2023, will officially end its 40-month Covid-19 emergency, also discarding the Title 42 law, a tool that has been used to prevent millions of migrants from entering the country. The US border with Mexico will be “chaotic for a while,” President Joe Biden acknowledged on May 9, 2023, days before the lifting of pandemic-era rules that have made claiming asylum at the frontier all but impossible. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Senate panel wants to green-light US military cyber ops against Mexican cartels

A provision in the SASC version of the fiscal 2024 National Defense Authorization Act tasks the secretary of defense with developing a strategy to use cyber to…
Staff Sgt. Gregory Fretz, cyber operations specialist with 178th Cyber Protection, Mississippi Army National Guard, monitors cyber attacks during Exercise Southern Strike at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, April 21, 2023. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Renee Seruntine)

Senate Armed Services Committee directs independent assessment for creating a Cyber Force

A provision in the Senate Armed Services Committee's version of the fiscal 2024 NDAA directs an outside study on the creation of an independent cyber service.
Jack Reed
Sen. Jack Reed questions Defense Secretary Ash Carter during a U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 2015. (DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee)

SASC chair to focus on reimagining how the military fights

"We are in a tremendously dynamic situation where technology is changing rapidly, techniques are changing rapidly, operational issues, we are truly multi-dimensional,” Sen. Jack Reed said.