The US Trump administration officially launched the "Space Integration Force", which is responsible for military operations and information gathering in outer space. There are speculations against China and Russia that strengthen military use of outer space.
Mr. Trump said at the launch ceremony, "It is a historic day that recognized outer space as the center of US security and defense." The space integrated army is equivalent to the Indo-Pacific army, etc., and becomes the eleventh integrated army of the US military. The Trump administration wants to be promoted to “space forces” by 2020, along with land, sea and air forces. However, there are some voices concerned about large budgets that require parliamentary approval.
The space integrated army commander Raymond, who met on this day, stressed, “Keep the US and allied dominance in outer space.” Assuming that outer space is a “battle area,” China and Russia, which conducted satellite destruction experiments in 2007, were named as “serious threats”. “The United States was the best in outer space, but its superiority has declined. It is an important opportunity to go ahead against the growing threat,” he said.
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