Northrop Grumman Company, AT&T and Fujitsu lately demonstrated 5G-enabled intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities in Northrop Grumman’s new 5G lab. The demonstration built-in radios with Northrop Grumman’s tactical information hyperlinks, AT&T’s non-public 5G community and Fujitsu’s Open Radio Entry Community (O-RAN) to transmit ISR information and video, proving energy in connecting the battlespace. It is a important step in constructing the digital battle community to help multi-domain operations. Final spring, Northrop Grumman and AT&T established a joint analysis and growth settlement to construct a digital battle community powered by AT&T’s industrial 5G community and Northrop Grumman’s sturdy portfolio of capabilities which might be on the forefront of navy technological development to allow the joint pressure. The collaboration between Northrop Grumman, AT&T and Fujitsu is designed to drive innovation at pace to ship a cheap, scalable, open structure resolution for the DoD. This method can allow speedy deployment of recent capabilities and shorten the decision-making timeline in a multi-domain, contested surroundings – a key part in laying the muse for Joint All-Area Command and Management.

“Open RAN is accelerating 5G improvements to ship high-speed, low-latency necessities for mission-critical functions,” mentioned Greg Manganello, senior vp and vice head of the 5G cell methods enterprise unit at Fujitsu.


“This important functionality will deliver collectively the excessive speeds, low latency and cybersecurity protections of personal 5G networks with the flexibleness and scalability of business 5G capabilities. Enabling 5G connectivity for our warfighters throughout domains will assist understand a related battlespace for the joint pressure,” mentioned Ben Davies, vp and basic supervisor networked data options division, Northrop Grumman.

“This demonstration showcased the advantages of commercially accessible 5G for the Division of Protection and the open, standards-based applied sciences that we’re exploring and creating as leaders within the O-RAN Alliance,” mentioned Lance Spencer, shopper government vp, protection, public sector, AT&T.

Northrop Grumman is a know-how firm, centered on international safety and human discovery. Our pioneering options equip our prospects with the capabilities they should join, advance and defend the U.S. and its allies. Pushed by a shared function to unravel our prospects’ most difficult issues, our 90,000 workers outline doable day by day.

AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications holding firm headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas. It’s the world’s largest telecommunications firm by income and the third largest supplier of cell phone companies within the U.S. As of 2022, AT&T was ranked thirteenth on the Fortune 500 rankings of the most important United States firms, with revenues of $168.8 billion.

Fujitsu Community Communications, Inc. is a number one supplier of digital transformation options for community operators, service suppliers and content material suppliers worldwide. We mix best-in-class {hardware}, software program and companies with multi-vendor experience to allow value financial savings, quicker companies supply and improved community efficiency. Working intently with our prospects and ecosystem companions, we design, construct, function and keep higher networks for the related world.