The Pentagon is seriously concerned about increasing space capabilities by Russia and China. The us military believe that Washington, mired in Iraq and Afghanistan, has allowed opponents to make serious progress in this direction.
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In the future Russia and China will be able to strike at the US from space, writes the newspaper the Washington Post, citing its sources in the defense Ministry. The Pentagon said that Moscow and Beijing have reached the level of technology, which is able to destroy the military infrastructure of the United States in space.
Worrying for the White house the signals are coming in from other departments. So, the U.S. Undersecretary of state for arms control Frank rose said recently that the Russians and the Chinese continue to improve such systems.
The head of the military space forces of the United States John Khayten reported that each held in the world today a military operation in one way or another connected with the cosmos. After Beijing tested a missile under remote shaved, the United States began spending billions of dollars to improve technologies for the protection of “the most valuable real estate in space.
In 2016, the Pentagon has allocated for the space program 22 billion dollars. Another 5 billion was sent to space studies, including 2 billion on the so-called space control. Part of this program includes secret development for offensive operations.Related posts: