Air Force puts out call for cyber warfare tactics

Thursday - 8/30/2012, 8:30am EDT

The Air Force is looking for fresh ways to attack enemies in cyberspace, specifically to destroy, deceive or corrupt their networks.

The Air Force has issued a revised call for white papers from cyber experts. In it, the Air Force says it wants to hear about tactics and technologies

It expects to issue awards of up to $500,000 for projects that could be completed within a year.

The move comes as the Pentagon is becoming more and more open about its plan to bolster its cyber-attack capabilities.

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