Pentagon Space Force plan at a glance

WASHINGTON – The Trumpet of directors of the plan to a Space Force as a new branch of the army will unfold in phases, and the approval of the congress.

According to a summary presented to Congress on Thursday, the Pentagon:

—As a first step, recommend to the President, Donald Trump that he approve the creation of an AMERICAN Space Command at the end of this year. It would be led by a four-star general. Space Command’s main task would be to prepare for conflict in space and to lead U.S. space forces should a war start.

—Creating Space Development Agency to accelerate the development and availability of technologies necessary for a Space of Power. The report of a citizen.

—The establishment of a Space Operations Force, a group of aerospace and space warfare experts. This group would be the core of any Space Force, to be created as a separate military service. These experts would be developed in time just as the military in the past has created frameworks of service-members with expertise in medicine, cyber operations, command and operations.

—Submit to Congress, as part of its 2020 budget request, a legislative proposal for the creation of a Space Force as a separate military service. Deputy Minister of Defence, Patrick Shanahan said Thursday the Pentagon has not yet calculated what this will cost, but he said that it will run in the billions.

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