Wednesday, 12 December, 2018


Vice president to unveil detailed plan Thursday to establish Trump’s Space Force

The Proposed Logos For Trump’s Space Force Are Here And Twee As Hell Vice president to unveil detailed plan Thursday to establish Trump’s Space Force
Bennie Garza | 09 August, 2018, 23:38

"The U.S. Space Force will strengthen security, ensure our prosperity and it will also carry American ideals into the boundless expanse of space", Pence said on Thursday.

"It is becoming a contested war-fighting domain, and we've got to adapt to that reality", U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said in his opening remarks before Pence's speech. In June, Trump called for the new branch to be created, despite resistance from the Air Force, which now oversees military space programs.

Earlier this week, Mattis signaled his support for a new Space Command to take place alongside existing commands, but demurred when asked about the creation of a separate service entirely, saying it was a matter for Congress to decide.

Just as advances in aviation technology drove the emergence of air as a new battlefield in the 20th century, advances in space technology have made it clear that space is the new battlefield for the 21st century, the vice president said. The Trump administration believes the Space Force will allow it to accomplish that goal, and the nation now has at least the beginnings of a plan to bring its fifth military branch to fruition.

Unofficial NASA news coverage site NASA Watch gave us three options for future Space Force uniforms: Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars and Star Trek. What does it include and what would the force do?

U.S. Space Command will be responsible for directing the employment of the Space Force.

The report says the "Department of Defense will marshal space resources into a Space Force".

Pence said the initial request from Congress would be for 8 billion dollars over five years to be included in the defense spending budget for the fiscal year 2020. Supporters at some recent campaign events have also broken out in "Space Force" chants at the mention of the concept.

The vice president asserted the administration is seeking to add the new military branch by 2020. "We are in compete agreement, the vice president is the point man for the president on this, we are working closely, daily with his office and with supporters on Capitol Hill and the relevant committees", he said. Writer John Scalzi pointed out his Hugo-winning science-fiction cred and said, "The United States needs quality health care for its people far more than it needs a 'Space Force.' Let's take all the money and effort we'd pour into that silly thing and instead make an actual difference in people's lives".

"In 2007, China launched a missile which tracked and destroyed one of its own satellites, a highly provocative demonstration of China's growing capability to militarise space".

Currently, the Air Force oversees most space capabilities and there is some push back from officials who worry Space Force's mission would be duplicative and create turf wars.

"This report is a step in a multi-year process that we think will result in a safer, stronger America", they said.

"Our adversaries have transformed space into a warfighting domain already and the United States will not shrink from this challenge", Pence added.

Recommended

loading...
...
  • Watch The New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Right Here!

    Watch The New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Right Here!

    Rockstar Games will release an official gameplay video of Red Dead Redemption 2 on Thursday, AUgust 9 at 8:00 a.m. Those who will not surrender or succumb are killed.
    Ben Schwartz to Voice Sonic the Hedgehog in Live-Action Movie

    Ben Schwartz to Voice Sonic the Hedgehog in Live-Action Movie

    Ben Schwartz is stepping into the role of one of the most beloved video game characters of all time. Ben Schwartz is making a dash for Paramount Pictures' Sonic the Hedgehog .
    The 10 best football players in the world

    The 10 best football players in the world

    But even so, there’s no denying that he has impressive skills and he managed to lead all his football teams to big titles. Now at PSG, there are a lot of rumors that he might come back in Spain to play for life-time rivals of Barcelona, Real Madrid.
  • Pope Francis changes Catholic teaching on death penalty

    Pope Francis changes Catholic teaching on death penalty

    But Hinkel said he believes life in prison without parole serves the same goal and is the moral choice for him as a Catholic. His spokeswoman did not return messages about whether the pope's statement might shift Abbott's view.
    Everything You Need to Know About the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Updating)

    Everything You Need to Know About the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Updating)

    Samsung has released its own USB-C accessories for this objective , and DeX will also work with compatible third-party dongles. Its liquid cooling system has been upgraded with 3x larger thermal spreader which allows faster dissipation of heat.

    General Overview of Cisco CCNA R&S Questions and Answers

    In addition to this, they will also build their skills and knowledge levels required to implement WLAN in a small/medium network. At the end of the course, they will also be able to resolve regular issues with EIGRP, STP, and OSPF in IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
  • Argentina's Senate Rejects Legalizing Abortion, Dashing Hopes Of Rights Advocates

    Argentina's Senate Rejects Legalizing Abortion, Dashing Hopes Of Rights Advocates

    Currently, abortion in the South American nation is only allowed in cases of rape or if it endangers the mother's health. There are three exceptions: if a woman is raped, pregnancy puts her life in danger, or a fetus is brain-dead.
    Mobile's new unlimited plan drops perks, offers basics for discount

    Mobile's new unlimited plan drops perks, offers basics for discount

    If not, and you don't ever go to Canada or Mexico, then I'm not sure why you wouldn't downgrade to this new Essentials plan. It's not often that T-Mobile introduces a whole new rate plan, but today that's exactly what the carrier has done.
    How Technology Has Completely Changed the Way We Spend Money

    How Technology Has Completely Changed the Way We Spend Money

    The Rise of Mobile Payments Over the last few years, all of the major mobile innovators have stepped into the mobile payment game. As of 2016, Apple Pay had 12 million monthly users , a figure which is sure to rise substantially in the coming months and years.
  • Ruby Rose Wants to Be a Hero for Kids

    Ruby Rose Wants to Be a Hero for Kids

    Kate Kane is the second Batwoman in DC Comics' history, with the first being Kathy Kane, Bruce's aunt and Kate's mother. Rose will debut as Batwoman in this year's DC-CW crossover before spinning off into a solo pilot and potential series.
    Tribune Media terminates deal to be bought by Sinclair

    Tribune Media terminates deal to be bought by Sinclair

    The Maryland company did not immediately respond early Thursday to a request for comment from The Associated Press. Sinclair is the nation's largest local broadcaster, reaching about 4 in 10 USA households through TV stations.
    Gustav Klimt Could Challenge For 2,000 Guineas

    Gustav Klimt Could Challenge For 2,000 Guineas

    However, Gustav Klimt bounced back with a fine performance at the Barronstown Stud Irish European Breeders Fund in June last year. Gustav Klimt moved to the inside down the final furlong and found just enough speed to beat out his compatriot Nebo by a head .

Know the Career Benefits of Undergoing a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Training Most importantly, it will maximize your career opportunities across several companies, which employs agile methods and practices. When your company has started to implement the Scrum technology, you have to upgrade your skill to sustain in your position.

Paul Manafort trial Day 8 Paul Manafort trial Day 8 After about five minutes, the judge and lawyers returned to their positions, and Downing appeared to have lost the battle. He also refused to let them ask Manafort's former business associate Rick Gates about his reported extramarital affairs.

Everton have beaten the clock to sign Bernard from Shakhtar Donetsk Everton have beaten the clock to sign Bernard from Shakhtar Donetsk Mina and Gomes join former team-mate Lucas Digne at Goodison, following his move £20m move from Barcelona earlier in the window. However, Mina failed to impress in just six appearances for Barca since signing from Palmeiras in January.

Israel Releases Footage of Gaza Sea Barrier Israel Releases Footage of Gaza Sea Barrier A video distributed by the Israeli army appeared to show a tank striking a military post in the Gaza Strip. The men were both claimed as members of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, a violent wing of Hamas .

'Multiple Diablo Projects In the Works,' Confirms Blizzard 'Multiple Diablo Projects In the Works,' Confirms Blizzard And while some of them will take longer than others, Blizzard may have something to show later this year. So whether you first joined us in "D3" or you're a seasoned veteran, thank you.

Sony celebrates 500 million PlayStations sold with a sweet PS4 Pro Sony celebrates 500 million PlayStations sold with a sweet PS4 Pro Sony has today announced that 500 million PlayStations have been sold worldwide and to celebrate, they're doing something special. Another serial number to keep an eye out for is 01013, which is the United States launch date of PSVR.

United legend fears Mourinho could quit United over City dominance United legend fears Mourinho could quit United over City dominance He added: "It just doesn't look like United are in the right place at the minute to challenge for the league". You're five years down the line, not really.

Alexa 'Answer Update' Feature Will Get Back to You Later Alexa 'Answer Update' Feature Will Get Back to You Later Despite the sale of 50 million Alexa-abled devices, merely 2% of the buyers have made purchases with their own voices in 2018.

Russia Warns of Severe Consequences if Georgia Joins NATO Russia Warns of Severe Consequences if Georgia Joins NATO We understand that if any other country claims that they are part of its national territory, this may have severe consequences. Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz during a press conference in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Tuesday.

More than 100 shooting stars expected in weekend’s Perseid meteor shower peak Once they show up in the sky, the Perseids appear to radiate from the Constellation Perseus which has earned them their namesake. When is the Perseid meteor shower peak? If you're fearless enough to give it a try, make sure to follow these key tips by NASA .

Everton and Manchester United Battling For Kurt Zouma, Talks Opened Club officials are in Spain to finish negotiations that would to bring Mina to Goodison Park. Zouma has been linked with a number of clubs and could be available at Chelsea this summer.

United Approach Atletico Over Signing Of Diego Godin United Approach Atletico Over Signing Of Diego Godin Atletico coach Diego Simeone spoke with Godin at the beginning of preseason to make it clear he wants him to stay. Any hope that Manchester United would sign Diego Godin on transfer deadline day didn't last very long at all.

The First Offline Date After Online Relationships The First Offline Date After Online Relationships The Date Day: How To Behave When you meet your date offline for the first time, there are many things that can go wrong. That is a very responsible step that will either empower or destroy the already formed relationships.

Seeyouatmidnight to serve the Scots a Grand National double Seeyouatmidnight to serve the Scots a Grand National double He was runner-up behind Big River in the Edinburgh Gin Handicap Hurdle at Kelso and he then placed third at Newbury in March. Those having a bet on the Grand National will find him available at 16/1 with Paddy Power in the ante-post list.

Irish masters Elliott and Mullins set for three-pronged attacks in Grand National Irish masters Elliott and Mullins set for three-pronged attacks in Grand National As for Elliott, his Grand National trio this year are headed by three-time Cheltenham Festival winner Tiger Roll . The 2018 renewal has a typically wide-open feel and that’s certainly evident from a betting perspective.