Gen. Richardson joins Guyana leadership and foreign dignitaries to speak on TRADEWINDS ’23 at Camp Stephenson, Guyana, July 26, 2023. TRADEWINDS is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored exercise designed to strengthen partnerships and interoperability, promote human rights, as well as increase all participants’ training capacity and capability to mitigate, plan for and respond to crises and security threats. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Taeckens)

Head of Southern Command warns of China’s growing technological grip in region

Gen. Laura Richardson is concerned about Beijing's infrastructure investments in Latin America.
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)

Pentagon, telecom industry’s battle over spectrum symptomatic of a troubled system

The U.S. military uses a part of the mid-band spectrum to operate its radars, satellites, navigation systems and more. Now wireless companies want that same spectrum to…
Ohio Air National Guard Airman First Class Justin Mauri, left, Senior Airman Ryan Schuett, center, and Airman First Class Joseph Blust, 178th Communication Flight, manage fiber optic cables June 7, 2016, at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Alpena Michigan. (Ohio Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. Seth Skidmore)

DOD issues $223M contract to support next-gen voice services on military bases

Lumen will provide the Defense Information Systems Agency with hybrid cloud-enabled Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and unified communications services.