Friday, November 07, 2008

U.S. Air Force Won't Lead Military in Cyber War

Noah Shachtman writes on Danger Room:

For a while, there, the Air Force was selling itself as the only service that could lead the military through a cyber war. Now, the Pentagon chiefs have made it clear: They're not buying. All of the military services are going to have a role in fighting online.

“It rebuffs the Air Force grab for predominance in cyber operations,” a Pentagon official tells Inside Defense.

Last fall, the Office of Secretary of Defense pushed back an even more intense effort by the Air Force to grab control of the military's unmanned air force.

More here.


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