The head of the Pentagon’s rapid acquisition office is
leaving government, but he vows the office's mission will continue as the demand for rapid
joint capabilities, such as ISR, continues to grow.
US Forces Korea Commander said North Korea is focusing on building up “asymmetric capabilities” in
its armed forces, including one of the world’s largest special operations
forces and improving the capability, mobility, and effectiveness of its
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is “clearly in
control” of his country, and US assessments suggest there have been no strong
signs of leadership instability since his extended public absence from Sept. 3
to Oct. 13, the top US military officer in South Korea told Pentagon reporters
The next launch of a GPS IIF satellite is
scheduled to take place Oct. 29, Air Force Space Command officials said.
USAF Hospital Langley recently received a germ-zapping
robot capable of killing off diseases, including Ebola.
There were three on-duty and 42 off-duty ground
fatalities in Fiscal 2014—the lowest ground fatality rate in a decade.
Vance AFB, Okla., is the first base to receive
the Virtual Image Takeoff and Landing XI, a new high definition flight
simulation program for joint specialized undergraduate pilot training students.
F-22 Raptors fly in formation near
Hickam AFB, Hawaii, Oct. 21, 2014.
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