Rapid Fire Oct. 29, 2012: Spike This
- Japan’s Board of Audit says Mitsubishi Electric has overcharged the defense ministry for decades. AP | Japan Times.
- The US Navy’s first launch of Rafael Spike missiles from an unmanned surface vessel was successful. NAVSEA.
- Two days after nominating a new chief for AFRICOM, Rear Admiral Charles M. Gaouette has been temporarily reassigned off the command Carrier Strike Group (CSG) Three (deployed in the Middle East) until a pending investigation by the Navy Inspector General is finished. What’s being investigated is unclear. US Navy | AP.