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Pence Says Proposed Space Force Needed to Meet Threats on ‘New Battlefield’





U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says President Donald Trump’s proposed Space Force is necessary to “meet the emerging threats on this new battlefied.”

“Now the time has come to write the next great chapter in the history of our armed forces, to prepare for the next battlefield … The time has come to establish the United States Space Force,” Pence said in a speech at the Pentagon.

In June, Trump called for the creation of the Space Force, a new military branch that Trump said is needed to ensure U.S. dominance in space.

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Source:: VOANews.Com

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