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Trump is pushing the military to get ready to fight in space, but the US Army is worried about fighting underground

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US Department of Defense
The Trump administration wants to move ahead with its plans to create a Space Force.
The ultimate structure of that force, and what it will do, remains unclear.
Elsewhere in the Pentagon, military planners are focused on another facet of warfare that's much closer to home.
The Trump administration wants to have a force ready to fight in the heavens by 2020, but the US Army is already spending a half-billion dollars to prepare for fighting underground.
In a speech at the Pentagon on Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence described a US Space Force as "an idea whose...
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The Trump administration aims to create a Space Force as the 6th branch of the military by 2020

The Trump administration aims to create a Space Force as the 6th branch of the military by 2020

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Eduardo Munoz/Reuters
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump's administration set a goal on Thursday of creating a sixth branch of the US military by 2020 known as the “Space Force” and said it would work to build bipartisan support in Congress for the plan.
Critics view the creation of a Space Force as an unnecessary and expensive bureaucratic endeavor and scoff at comparisons to the foundation of the Air Force in 1947. See the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: Astronomers have detected an intense and mysterious radio signal coming from space - and they have no idea what...
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