It’ll cost the Air Force “tens of millions” per year
out of hide to hire contractors to do F-35 maintenance through at least
2020, because the service doesn’t have enough people to do the work, Air
Force Materiel Command chief Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski said Thursday.
SpaceX’s winning bid to launch the second GPS III satellite is about 40 percent cheaper than the government estimate for previous missions, Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center, told reporters Thursday.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has directed US Cyber
Command to make the ISIS fight the command’s first major combat
operation, and that has taken shape with “virtual isolation” around the
group as air strikes isolate fighters on the battlefield.
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