Trump has ordered the Pentagon to begin creating the military space forces
Moscow. June 18. INTERFAX.RU the President of the United States Donald trump said Monday that he gave the order to begin the formation of the military space forces of the United States as a new kind of troops.
“It is extremely important that I’m here in order to instruct the defence Ministry to immediately begin the process required to create a military space forces as the sixth branch of the armed forces. This is a significant statement,” the President said Monday, speaking at the National space Council.
When it comes to protecting America, it is not just about presence in space, and the dominance of America in space.Donald Trump
In addition, the President pointed to the need to preserve U.S. leadership in space and to prevent the supremacy there of Russia and China.
“We don’t want China, Russia and other countries ahead of us,” he said, noting that the United States has always been a leader in the field of space technology.
He also promised again to send an American expedition to the moon for the first time since 1972 — and longterm U.S. presence on the Earth’s satellite, which will also have a beneficial effect on the economy.
Previously, trump has said that the United States can receive cosmic forces. In the new national strategy for space is accepted that hostilities can be conducted in outer space.