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Pentagon still working through cost, scope of Space Force

August 9, 2018 at 5:58 PM
The Pentagon hasn't yet determined the cost to create a new Space Force, but the deputy defense secretary said today he assumes it will require "billions" of dollars in additional resources. The Defense Department on Thursday rolled out its plans to create a sixth military branch, a Space Force, and to reorganize its operational and acquisition structure to better protect and defend the United States' interests in space. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, who was directed by Congress in the...

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