Tyndall Air Force Base

Tyndall Airmen modernize communications infrastructure
Senior Airman Darren Perry, a cable antenna systems technician with the 85th Engineering Installation Squadron assigned to Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, and Airman 1st Class Emmanuel Jackson-Willson, cable antenna systems technician with the 85th EIS, manage cable at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 28, 2020. (Air Force / Airman Anabel Del Valle)

5G helping to increase security at Tyndall as Air Force rebuilds ‘smart base’

The 5G-enabled capabilities at Tyndall include a network of gunshot-detection sensors and an array of detection tools at the bases perimeter.
Hurricane Michael, Tyndall Air Force Base
A pilot from the 27th fighter Squadron, Langley, Virginia, prepares to fly an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, following Hurricane Michael, October 24, 2018. (U.S. Air Force / Airman 1st Class Kelly Walker)

Air Force, AT&T building ‘smart base of the future’ out of devastated Florida installation

Tyndall Air Force Base, which suffered extreme structural damage from Hurricane Michael's Category 5 winds in October 2018, will get 5G service sometime in early 2020.