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Showing posts with label U.S. Space Force. Show all posts
Showing posts with label U.S. Space Force. Show all posts

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Vice President Pence calls for Space Force to be established by 2020


Vice President Pence calls for Space Force to be established by 2020


Article Excerpt: "...countries such as Russia, China, North Korea and Iran are pursuing ways to “bring new weapons of war into space itself.” “As their actions make clear, our adversaries have transformed space into a warfighting domain already and the United States will not shrink from this challenge,” he said. “Under President Trump’s leadership, we will meet it head on -- to defend our nation, and build a peaceful future here on Earth and in space..."


Reference: www.foxnews.com

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Congress Fails to Fund Trump's 'Space Force' in Defense Budget Bill


Congress Fails to Fund Trump's 'Space Force' in Defense Budget Bill


Article Excerpt: "... 'My thinking is always on military and military strength. That is why I'm proud to report that we are now undertaking the greatest rebuilding of our United States military in its history. We have secured $700 billion for defense this year, and $716 billion next year -- approved,' he said to applause ..."


Reference: www.military.com

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Launching the sixth branch of the US armed forces - U. S. Space Force


Launching the sixth branch of the US armed forces


Article Excerpt: "... The U.S. president’s direction to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joe Dunford, to establish a sixth force — a space force — caught most by surprise. Naturally, the social media universe started making references to “Star Wars,” “The Expanse” and other science fiction mainstays. The fact is, conflict in space is already occurring ..."


Reference: www.defensenews.com

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

President floats the idea of creating a 'Space Force' to fight wars in space


Trump floats the idea of creating a 'Space Force' to fight wars in space


Article Excerpt: "... President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his new national security strategy recognizes that space is a theater of war, and he floated the idea of creating a Space Force, a branch of the military that would operate outside of earth's atmosphere. "Space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air, and sea ..."


Reference: www.cnbc.com