The diplomatic and economic efforts [of the United Nations Command (UNC), the Republic of Korea (ROK) and United States Combined Forces Command (CFC), and the United States Forces Korea (USFK)] rest on the foundation of a credible, ready military capability. Efforts to maintain a high state of military readiness are coupled with developing and strengthening
The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp. contracts to develop new, lower-cost cruise missiles capable of flying in swarms to target enemy air defenses. Lockheed, the world”s largest defense contractor, announced it received a five-year $110 million contract from the lab to build the “Gray Wolf.” The weapon
Air defense was focused on the Russians. Then it was terrorists. Now it is both. NORAD’s mission fundamentally shifted after Sept. 11, 2001, to address the threat of asymmetric terrorist attacks aimed at North America. But now North American Aerospace Defense Command is changing its focus once again, re-emphasizing advanced threats from outside the homeland.