Marines test future of wireless communication

by III MEF Information Group
Stripes Okinawa

Lance Cpl. Justin Simmons, left, and Lance Cpl. Austin Ruckle, right, both field radio operators with 7th Communication Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group remove the free space optic system from a tactical elevated antenna mass at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 17, 2018. Marines are testing the new system, which will allow Marines to transmit mission critical information faster and more securely in environments with damaged infrastructure.

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