Smart Base

Connect thousands of on-base IoT devices with 4G LTE—and in the future, 5G Mobile Edge Computing (MEC)—to help make faster, smarter decisions.

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Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Verizon:
The 5G Living Lab

Leveraging Verizon's 5G Ultra Wideband commercial network, Miramar will test concepts on autonomous vehicles, energy management and intelligent gate security in a fully functioning, non-sterile military base environment.

How 5G can contribute to greater national security.

NSA’s Technical Director of Cybersecurity Neal Ziring and Wes Withrow, Verizon public sector solutions executive, discuss how 5G mobile edge computing is poised to help defense agencies operate more efficiently and securely.

Private wireless networks support the Dept of Defense’s evolving mission.

Experts from Verizon and Nokia explore how private wireless networks help the Department of Defense adapt to, and support, mission readiness.

Dept of Defense’s plans to modernize military bases with 5G.

The DOD is looking at new investments to wirelessly connect devices and vehicles operating within military base network infrastructure. DOD’s Amanda Toman and Verizon's Bryan Schromsky on key public-private partnerships to build out 5G.

U.S. Army Chief on investments in “smart bases,” 5G networks and DOD networks.

U.S. Army’s Dr. James Tucker Swindell II and Verizon's Lamont Copeland discuss the advantages of enabling 5G and mobile edge compute within the DOD network infrastructure.

Federal Executive Forum 5G Strategies in Government.

5G technology has a lot of benefits in government, including high bandwidth and low latency. How have agencies been navigating the 5G rollout and how are they handling the challenges that have come along with implementing this new technology?

Verizon solutions for smart bases.

Learn how our technology solutions and robust service capabilities can help you build a more modern and connected base.

5G and tech innovation help the DoD explore new frontiers.

Learn how Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Verizon are exploring ways for 5G to accelerate U.S. advancements in 5G-enabled technologies and security.

Anatomy of a 5G smart base.

Discover how the DoD is not only making progress in enabling 5G, but reimagining the future across the entire organization.

Creating the smart base of the future with 5G.

See how the Department of Defense will be able to leverage 5G infrastructure to create fully integrated and agile smart bases.

5G can help change the way the military connects its bases and its people.

Learn about the smart base of the future with Verizon’s Cornelius Brown, Director of Defense Sales, and Bryan Schromsky, Managing Partner, 5G Public Sector.

Explore our 5G video series.

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Augmented and virtual reality training.

See how pairing Verizon 5G technology with Taqtile’s Manifest solution could help frontline troops conduct operations on real-world equipment.


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Augmented reality workforce solutions, featuring Vuzix.

Discover how Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network and Vuzix M400 smart glasses could help deliver on-the-job expertise and knowledge—remotely. To enhance safety and productivity.

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Drone services, featuring Mapware.

Learn how Verizon 5G could help Aerial Applications Mapware digitize geospatial intelligence in high fidelity. For improved operational planning.


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5G & the U.S. Marine Corps: A proving ground for new use cases.

Experts discuss Marine Corps Air Station Miramar’s path to achieve their millimeter-wave 5G installations. And their plans for the future. Explore more public sector events.


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5G Innovation Sessions: Advancing the missions of the DoD.

Hear how 5G can help the DoD securely shape missions and support strategic initiatives. Plus, see defense-focused use cases. Explore more public sector events.


Hear our podcasts.

Discover how Marine Corps Air Station Miramar can tap the power of 5G to advance their mission.

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar pioneers the use of 5G. (Part 1)

In part one of this series, hear how the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar tested and rolled out Verizon 5G in partnership with Verizon and Qualcomm.

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar pioneers the use of 5G. (Part 2)

In part two of this series, learn how Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar is paving the way for new applications and opportunities that can help transform mission success across government.


Enterprise IT as a Service (EITaaS) consolidates military base lines of effort (LOEs) into one architecture for improved mission readiness.

Podcast: Modernizing TDM Networks for the Department of Defense.

As the DoD undergoes technology transformation periods and updates their legacy systems, modernizing TDM networks is rising up as a key priority. However, there are several challenges to overcome while updating legacy systems and achieving true TDM modernization.

The Future of Edge Computing at DoD.

Federal News Network talks with teams across DoD working toward the goal of making edge computing not only safe but fast and manageable. In this ebook, we offer a snapshot of the types of efforts taking place department wide to modernize network operations.

The Future for the Air Force depends on agility and resilience at the Edge.

Verizon's David Reaves and Heather Lacroix at Chenega Technical Innovations discuss how future mission readiness for the Air Force depends on agility and resilience at the edge

Digital agility in the Air Force.

Hear how USAF’s enterprise IT department and Verizon are eliminating information silos as a top digital transformation priority.

Let the Warfighter Fight: How EITaaS can mobilize the U.S. military for success.

Learn how the Army and Air Force can utilize the main advantages of EITaaS. With context from Verizon’s Lamont Copeland, Director of Federal Architecture.

EITaaS: Transforming the DoD to meet tomorrow’s mission.

Discover how Enterprise IT as a Service (EITaaS) is moving away from today’s government-owned and operated IT toward a more reliable, resilient and secure network.

Disaster recovery and ops planning in a post-pandemic world.

Hear Verizon’s Mike Young on how U.S. organizations outside the continental U.S. can better secure their networks. For mission success at any location.

Hear our podcast series.

Verizon discusses the benefits of EITaaS Lines of Effort (LOEs) and how future solutions could help shape EITaaS at the DoD.

Let the Warfighter Fight (Part 1): Network as a Service.

Hear Managing Client Partner at Verizon, David Rouse, discuss how EITaaS helps promote mission readiness for the DoD.

Let the Warfighter Fight (Part 2): End-user services.

Listen to Sr. Client Executive Army and DoD Programs at Verizon, Anita Stanton, discuss how EITaaS helps enhance end-user services for the DoD.

Let the Warfighter Fight (Part 3): Compute and store.

Verizon Enterprise Architect, Chris Everich, discusses what the DoD’s move to the cloud will mean for EITaaS compute and store at military bases.

Let the Warfighter Fight (Part 4): Cross functionality.

Hear Verizon Principal Architect Eric Hardie discuss how EITaaS helps improve cross functionality and processes for the DoD.

Let the Warfighter Fight (Part 5): EITaaS of the future.

Verizon discusses how EITaaS helps promote “any user, any device, any location” at the DoD, and what the future holds in this new arena.

Explore our article series.

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EITaaS puts DoD cloud services on the same page. (Part 1)

Read how the Army and Air Force can use unified cloud services to break down silos, streamline data and deliver more effectively on the mission.

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EITaaS provides a foundation for DoD’s digital modernization. (Part 2)

See how EITaaS helps the DoD to digitally modernize by enabling new and emerging technologies and improving mission effectiveness.


Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) provide agencies a streamlined, solutions-based process. For current and next-gen technology.

EIS and the DoD: Transition and modernize with ease.

Verizon defense subject matter experts discuss the EIS contract and how it can help defense agencies with their current and future digital transformation needs.

Factors to consider for a successful EIS contract transition.

Learn how the right EIS partner can help you improve agency performance, increase network flexibility and strengthen cybersecurity in transforming IT.

Hear our podcast series.

Verizon discusses the DoD’s path to modernization, transitioning to EIS and how EIS can be a foundation for the future.

EIS and the path to transformation for the DoD. (Part 1)

Learn about the DoD’s digital transformation efforts and how an enterprise contract can help set it up for long-term success.

The DoD makes the move to EIS. (Part 2)

Hear Verizon’s Carole Byers explore what the DoD needs to do to make the move to EIS, and the benefits of such a transition.

EIS: The foundation of the future for the DoD. (Part 3)

Verizon’s Lamont Copeland discusses the long-term impacts of EIS for the DoD, and how it will help them strategically for years to come.


Help protect your valuable networks and data should a security incident occur all while bolstering your agency’s mission.

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) in the Federal Space podcast.

As federal agencies embrace cloud-based applications that create a distributed network, alongside a need for low latency and high throughput, the concept of Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is coming more into the forefront.

A guide for federal agencies navigating Zero Trust.

Zero Trust is the ultimate expression of the philosophy "trust but verify," and it fundamentally changes the way agencies are protected.

Federal Executive Forum’s Cybersecurity Strategies/Defense & Homeland.

The dramatic change in workforce and service delivery has posed unique challenges to keep our nation secure. How are defense and homeland agencies training their workforce to accommodate evolving technologies?

2022 Mobile Security Index Public Sector spotlight.

Explore the most important insights your organization needs to help improve mobile security.

2022 Data Breach Investigations Report: Public Sector snapshot.

Now in its 15th year, the 2022 DBIR is one of the leading industry resources on cyber threat trends and data breach analysis.

Cybersecurity Challenges in the Hybrid Work Environment.

As agencies move to the hybrid work environment, cybersecurity solutions need to evolve to protect data.

QKD: Securing future network communications.

Hear how Quantum Key Distribution leverages quantum mechanics and may become the future of government cybersecurity.

Read our ransomware series.

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Ransomware reshapes the cybersecurity landscape.

Learn how to combat the threat of ransomware as it continues to impact government agencies.

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Protecting your agency against ransomware.

Learn best practices and get expert insights on how to counter this persistent threat.

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A guide to prevent government ransomware attacks.

Learn how to assess your agency’s cybersecurity—and vulnerabilities.


The Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) Service Management, Integration and Transport (SMIT) contract provides secure end-to-end IT services across networks for the Navy/Marine Corps team.

With NGEN SMIT, Verizon is ready to help the Navy and Marine Corps modernize communications.

The Leidos/Verizon team can help you modernize legacy technologies to improve security, agility, productivity and collaboration.

How the Navy and Marine Corps will benefit from NGEN SMIT

Executives from Leidos and Verizon discuss how NGEN SMIT will help improve mission readiness and agility for the Navy and Marine Corps. 

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