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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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New publication guides nation toward EMP resilience
June 10, 2022
— In 2018, Joint Base San Antonio formed the San Antonio-Electromagnetic Defense collaborative, or SA-EMD, a quarterly public forum used to promote research and partnerships among Alamo Region civilian and military entities in preparation for the possibility of a catastrophic electromagnetic pulse, or EMP. During this summer’s SA-EMD meeting June 10, the collaborative's Domestic Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations work group released a guide to assist communities across the nation in preparing for this worst-case scenario...
Collaboration key to developing 5G capabilities at JBSA experimentation site
June 6, 2022
— Two years ago this month, the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering selected Joint Base San Antonio as one of several installations where experimentation and testing of fifth-generation, or 5G, communications technology would take place. In the time since, great advances have been made toward developing 5G augmented reality support for telemedicine and medical training, and in 5G cyber security, at America’s largest joint base...
502nd Air Base Wing keeps communication lines open with area chambers
July 23, 2021
— The Joint Base San Antonio Annual Chamber Summit was hosted by Brig. Gen. Caroline Miller, 502nd Air Base Wing and JBSA commander at the Fort Sam Houston Community Center July 20, bringing together chambers of commerce from throughout the JBSA area...
Exciting future awaits DOD medicine
April 29, 2021
— Overall, 5G is still in its infancy and almost all of the initial rollout has been focused on high-speed data for consumers, including fixed wireless access (home and enterprise broadband). However, the most transformational aspects of 5G are yet to come. ...
JBSA experiments with 5G Telemedicine, Medical Training
April 28, 2021
— In June 2020, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Research & Engineering) named Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) as an experimentation site for 5G augmented reality support for telemedicine and medical training. Although telemedicine is already happening today, it is often inhibited by a lack of adequate digital connectivity supporting the data speeds and volumes needed to provide real-time virtual healthcare...
Power grid protection at forefront of San Antonio, JBSA electromagnetic defense initiatives
January 12, 2021
— In March 2019, members of the San Antonio-Electromagnetic Defense, SA-EMD, and Joint Base San Antonio-Electromagnetic Defense Initiative, JBSA-EDI, mapped out a basic strategy to ensure military operations in San Antonio will continue in a post-electromagnetic pulse, or post-EMP, environment. Their first line of effort is infrastructure resiliency...
Defense against electromagnetic pulse priority for SA-EMD
October 1, 2020
— Imagine waking up one morning with no electricity, no cell service, and no chance of them returning for months. That is the potential nightmare of an electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, whether naturally occurring or man-made...
SA-EMD participants meet to discuss progress, 5G implementation
June 8, 2020
— The San Antonio-Electromagnetic Defense collaborative, in conjunction with the Joint Base San Antonio-Electromagnetic Defense Initiative, held their spring quarterly meeting June 3 with a mixture of in-person and virtual participants at the University of Texas San Antonio National Security Collaboration Center, or NSCC...
San Antonio’s electromagnetic defense partners continue building strategy for Alamo Region
December 9, 2019
— One year ago last month, Joint Base San Antonio leaders brought together local subject matter experts from government, military, industry, research, and academia to create a collaborative pilot project known as San Antonio Electromagnetic Defense, or SA-EMD, as part of the JBSA Electromagnetic Defense Initiative, or JBSA-EDI...