Pentagon leaders meet stiff resistance from senators over Space Force

By Sara Sirota  
April 11, 2019 at 6:02 PM
Senators from across the political spectrum flexed their oversight powers today when they questioned Pentagon leaders on their latest initiative to establish a new service that will defend against threats in space. At an April 11 Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, lawmakers agreed that space is an important domain in the Pentagon's current and future fight, but pressed Pentagon leaders on the challenges of forming an independent Space Force, particularly the financial burden, bureaucratic constraints, relations with other space-related organizations...

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