Mattis called space a new theater of operations

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At the Pentagon, they fully supported the idea of ​​the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to create a separate branch of service - the Military Space Forces. The head of the US military department, James Mattis, spoke in favor of the idea of ​​creating an operational command of space forces within the US Armed Forces, ABC News reported.

Mattis called space a new theater of operations




As follows from the publication, James Mattis said that the United States should view space as a developing theater of operations, adding that "space is the same battlefield as land, air and sea." The Pentagon fully supports the initiative to create space forces and is already working on the implementation of this idea. The head of the US Department of Defense noted that a new operational command is being created "to protect US assets in space," while drawing attention to the words of NASA director Jim Brydenstein, who recently declared the vulnerability of US space objects and the likelihood of losing the GPS signal that threatens the US "a complete arrest of life".

Earlier, when discussing military spending on the 2019 fiscal year, the United States Congress provided for an item of expenditure on the formation of a new kind of military. In the near future, the United States is planning to create an echelon of space vehicles to intercept ballistic missiles.

Russia has repeatedly criticized the decision of the United States to place weapons in space and urged Washington not to start a new "space arms race."
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  1. MPN
    +1
    8 August 2018 11: 13
    The Pentagon fully supported the idea of ​​the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to create a separate kind of troops - the Military Space Forces.
    They and the creation of the corps of the Martian infantry (KMP 2) will support with pleasure, it would be where to cut the loot ...
    1. +2
      8 August 2018 11: 40
      Quote: MPN
      They and the creation of the corps of the Martian infantry (KMP 2) will support with pleasure, it would be where to cut the loot ...

      will not work. the Sumerians have already staked out this idea. cyborgs are over, Martians are in line
      1. 0
        8 August 2018 12: 35
        SOI, continued ... Interestingly another scam? or now seriously)) I think a divorce)
        1. +3
          8 August 2018 12: 50
          Quote: maxim947
          I think a divorce)

          Or maybe seriously.
          The X-37s have been flying in space for years.
        2. 0
          9 August 2018 11: 06
          Russia has repeatedly criticized the United States decision to deploy weapons in outer space and urged Washington not to start a new "space arms race."

          ALWAYS AND EVERYWHERE TO BE FIRST.
          5-10 years ago Livashov - USA always realized their technological advantages, if any
          maybe it even said earlier - to cancel the ABM treaty
          there is no hope to agree - just answer their new SDI
    2. +3
      8 August 2018 12: 11
      In! And we have nothing to fly ... Riding on the oligarchs, chtoli? Or will the money for New Energy be retired from pensioners? wassat wassat
      1. MPN
        +1
        8 August 2018 12: 17
        Quote: Ierarh
        In! And we have nothing to fly ... Riding on the oligarchs, chtoli? Or will the money for New Energy be retired from pensioners? wassat wassat


        Ukrainians have been flying like this for a long time ...
      2. +1
        9 August 2018 07: 10
        "There is nothing to fly on." Since 2011 we have been delivering all cosmonauts only. They are afraid of flying on their own
    3. 0
      8 August 2018 13: 40
      James Mattis said the United States should see space as a developing theater of operations, adding that "space is the same battlefield as land, air and sea." The Pentagon fully supports the initiative to create space forces and is already working on the implementation of this idea.

      Did they revise Star Wars there? So the film does not show how imperial objects on Earth will be attacked by missiles with nuclear warheads! And that from Space they will have nowhere to return!
    4. +1
      8 August 2018 13: 50
      What a vast and deep theater .. cutting the military budget ...
      Cosmic scales ...
      1. 0
        9 August 2018 11: 19
        How long will human civilization live, so much will there be antagonistic states - essentially irreconcilable competitors, so much will be the arms race. What's so surprising? Americans always used all new inventions at first for military purposes. Today is the anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Nagasaki by the US Air Force. Let us recall the innocently killed inhabitants ...
  2. +4
    8 August 2018 11: 14
    Americans do not care about the opinions and protests of other states. If it is possible to militarize space, then they will do it. Now the whole question is the lack of technology in the United States.
    1. +1
      8 August 2018 11: 24
      and what do they lack?
      already 30 years as they can hang a bomb on a shuttle.
      1. +3
        8 August 2018 11: 26
        Before darling was not enough, the USSR would have hung the same only with the prefix Tsar.
      2. +2
        8 August 2018 15: 25
        and what do they lack?
        already 30 years as they can hang a bomb on a shuttle
        Well, strangely .... the shuttle itself is lacking ....
        1. 0
          8 August 2018 15: 50
          can be bombed by weather, reconnaissance and GPS satellites
          and no shuttle
    2. 0
      8 August 2018 11: 41
      Quote: Alexey-74
      Americans do not care about the opinions and protests of other states.


      and for them in the world there is one state. they themselves
  3. 0
    8 August 2018 11: 14
    ... new promotion of the dough according to the old scenario ... even by washing, even by skating - but give the grandmother for cutting! bully
    1. 0
      8 August 2018 11: 29
      This is an ideal option, otherwise God forbid it will be embodied in metal.
    2. 0
      8 August 2018 12: 12
      Quote: aszzz888
      even by washing, even by riding - but give grandmas for a cut!

      A new round of arms race. The calculation of the "financial exhaustion" of the enemy. They’ll have enough of their own, they’ll have little, they’ll draw it, not for the first time, but Russia has free money, I think, no, there are enough problems. In general, male goats have these mattresses.
  4. +2
    8 August 2018 11: 15
    James Mattis said the United States should consider space as a developing theater of operations, adding that "space is the same battlefield as land, air and sea"
    Someone thinks that we think differently?
  5. 0
    8 August 2018 11: 16
    Well, it finally dawned on them ... We don’t remember how many forces ... But already decent how they were created ...
    1. 0
      8 August 2018 11: 19
      Yes, peasants, then monkeys
  6. +1
    8 August 2018 11: 26
    US military and government officials are competing - whoever finds a way to die faster and end life on Earth has won?
  7. 0
    8 August 2018 11: 27
    In the near future, the United States plans to create a train of space vehicles to intercept ballistic missiles.
    Planning and striving for the heights is commendable. But in the first place, this bubble has already burst once, and in the second, nothing has changed fundamentally since then. But loud statements are a thing of course in politics inevitably necessary ..
  8. 0
    8 August 2018 11: 30
    He's like a McCain Mogz cancer
  9. 0
    8 August 2018 11: 34
    Still, humanity will apparently go through a full-scale nuclear war ...
  10. +1
    8 August 2018 11: 35
    It feels like you are raving. (with)
    It seems to me that in the USA the top leadership has gone completely off the coils. The fact that they live in their own created by themselves world was clear for a long time. But the latest statements by public figures give serious reasons to believe that some kind of virus has started in their brain. Moreover, it is contagious. Moreover, it is a chimera from strains of the Baltic Russophobia, Ukrainian Sumerians, English swagger and American exclusivity. A terrible mixture in general, with spatio-temporal twists and historical alternativeism.
    1. 0
      8 August 2018 13: 52
      Placing conventional weapons in outer space - unless international treaties appear prohibiting it - an inevitable thing. Satellites are becoming more sophisticated, more sighted and mobile. Both mini-shuttles, high-altitude gliders, and kinetic killers of the ICBM warhead are part of this new arms race.
      It can only be stopped by contracts.
      1. +2
        8 August 2018 14: 22
        It can only be stopped by contracts.

        Treaties with the USA? How this country implements the contracts we have heard. Moreover, from my own experience.
        1. -1
          8 August 2018 14: 30
          Performs perfectly. Like Russia.
          But we need new contracts and additions to the old ones.
          For example, China is full of medium-range ballistic missiles, and in Russia they are prohibited.
          This is dangerous for the security of Russia.
          1. +1
            8 August 2018 15: 28
            Performs perfectly. Like Russia.

            And you can examples in the studio .... and not unfounded preferably ....
            1. -1
              8 August 2018 16: 34
              There are no examples of violations of the strategic arms reduction treaties, the banning of land-based infantry ballistic missiles, or the destruction of chemical weapons. Both sides do everything written exactly.
              1. +1
                8 August 2018 20: 17
                strategic arms reduction treaties

                Where and when did Russia violate this treaty?
                on the destruction of chemical weapons

                And here I would like explanations .... just don’t have to refer to the small-shaven and their high likes ... facts to the studio .... otherwise everyone can tryndet ....
                1. -2
                  8 August 2018 23: 24
                  You know how to read the text smile : "There are no examples of violations ..."
              2. +2
                9 August 2018 08: 06
                on the prohibition of ground infantry

                Yeah .. and the US target missiles aren’t directly nifig not the BRSD?
                on the destruction of chemical weapons

                As if a very striking example - Russia has already destroyed its own, and the United States cites the impossibility of not only speeding up the process, but also fulfilling it on time.
      2. +1
        8 August 2018 15: 19
        Is it necessary to stop? The arms race has always provided a lot of breakthrough technologies for a peaceful life.
        1. -1
          8 August 2018 16: 35
          This is if it does not reach a large-scale war with heavy losses, which throws countries back in development.
          1. +1
            8 August 2018 16: 38
            Well, I would not say that after the Great Patriotic USSR or Germany, they were discarded in development. Yes, of course, there is devastation, but there was no technological regression. On the contrary, it was precisely as a result of World War II that the United States and the USSR (a little later) acquired atomic weapons (and, accordingly, nuclear technologies) and rocket technologies, which after a while brought both countries into space.
            1. 0
              8 August 2018 17: 13
              There is some sort of edge to the percentage of losses, I don’t remember how much. There were articles on this subject with historical examples. Both the USSR, Germany, and Japan lost in the 2nd World War in the range of 10-15 percent of the population.
              This, of course, is terrible when viewed from a humanitarian point of view, but not destructive for the existence and development of states. With a loss percentage of more than 30 (if I’m not mistaken), the state (civilization) collapses. With an exchange of ICBM attacks, losses can exceed these 30%. So I would not have hoped for progress after such an event.
              1. 0
                8 August 2018 17: 20
                No, well, I don’t say anything about a full-fledged vigorous war - naturally, the losses will be too irreparable.

                But nuclear war, especially global war, is unlikely to happen. And I do not think the exchange of tactical nuclear strikes will lead to such grave consequences.
  11. 0
    8 August 2018 11: 36
    Dog stooped, mattress, when are you fighting? All is not enough for your bestial state ...
  12. 0
    8 August 2018 11: 48
    The United States is doing everything that suits them. Now it is profitable for them to break off all previously concluded treaties and to push a bloated and unsecured dollar into a new arms race. What they are doing with attempts to jump out of the INF Treaty, they drag the cat by the balls with the updated strategic offensive arms and the withdrawal of strike weapons into space no longer holds them. Another reason to confirm the thesis of the lack of contractability of the Anglo-Saxons and the United States in particular, nothing more.
    In response to their weapon platforms, we will compose orbital carriers of cheap mini-satellites and kamikaze drones, place this whole farm in a burial orbit so that it waits for the team and let it scratch its turnips that it’s sleeping in this heap of debris and that is working to this day.
  13. 0
    8 August 2018 11: 57
    Normal such Temko matures! Cash to that.
    In fact, we can succeed, who did not have time, he was late.
    Now, these are only projections with a scanty real performance, but babosiks can go not scanty, real!
    1. 0
      8 August 2018 13: 30
      So all for this there is already a private trader - a reusable, with a superheavy rocket and unmanned orbital planes XS 1, X 37, a budget of more than 700 billion, within seven years, two more superheavy rockets will appear in the USA, they need to be loaded with something - military and download, hundreds of military satellites and military orbital platforms.
      1. 0
        8 August 2018 13: 42
        Time and resources + high-tech production ... and even a bunch of nerds \ round-headed, preferably in one place! What does striped have not? It seems that everything is there ... it means only a time factor.
        By the way, why, no one has such a “bouquet” anymore?
        There will be a race. Which factor will be more important, we will see.
        1. 0
          8 August 2018 15: 32
          Russia will not enter the race - only answer, at a minimum.
          1. 0
            8 August 2018 15: 38
            We cannot solve our problems! Space identity too!
            In fact, much is connected with space, directly or indirectly. So things should not stand still if the CASE will be done, and not balabolit.
  14. +1
    8 August 2018 12: 33
    It’s time for the states to adopt the doctrine of the fight against aliens. Otherwise - kirdyk. lol
    1. 0
      8 August 2018 13: 32
      So probably there is already such a program in the new SDI, the fight against "aliens" - asteroids and meteorites.
  15. 0
    8 August 2018 13: 30
    And he is right. There are so many things flying now. The economy has grown greatly, it is time to put up protection. We are not fools, - we hide our satellite constellation securely at the bottom. The satellites will begin to steal right from orbit .... Russia will be to blame, of course, but we must look after things ....
  16. 0
    8 August 2018 14: 04
    James Mattis said the United States should consider space as a developing theater of operations, adding that "space is the same battlefield as land, air and sea"

    Well, by golly, these strange people, pin dosniki. They hope that it’s easier to get enemy’s territory from outer space. So after all, it will be easier to reach them, the “stick” is always about two ends. So maybe it’s better without such a “stick”, maybe without it, the chances of surviving a little more will be?
    Or maybe they already have life, they say, we will die together? what
    One word comes to mind: yes they are mad !!! fellow
  17. 0
    8 August 2018 15: 05
    In the "space theater" the seats on the ground floor and the floor are already occupied. Left side chairs.
  18. +1
    8 August 2018 15: 15
    I named everything correctly
  19. -2
    9 August 2018 05: 21
    Personally, of course, I welcome Trump's many endeavors, starting with his motto - “Make America Great Again,” but in my opinion there’s a big kink! The militarization of space?
    are we missing weapons of mass destruction on the unfortunate Earth ?!

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