Air Force declares new information warfare group fully operational

By Sara Sirota / July 16, 2020 at 2:07 PM
The 16th Air Force has reached full operational capability to target adversaries the government says are interfering in the U.S. electoral process, stealing intellectual property and posing other threats in the "information environment." The new organization engages in "cognitive warfare." It focuses on intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, cyber, electronic and information operations -- synergizing these activities under one roof and laying the groundwork for joint all-domain command and control. While right now the 16th Air Force emphasizes competitive actions that are...

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