Russia chases Trump with & # 039; good morning & # 039; to his own Space Force that already existed

The Russian embassy in Washington greeted the Trump administration with a "Space Force" military this week, with Twitter trolling on its own version that has existed since that day in 1992

The Russian embassy in Washington hailed the launch of a Trump administration Space Force with a laugh on Friday, sending a cheerful message to its own military space corps that was launched three years ago.

& # 39; Good morning, space forces! & # 39; the message read on the embassy's Twitter account, complete with space rockets and Russian flag emojis.

The Kremlin's use of its defense agency to militarize the space goes back to August 10, 1992, 26 years ago, on Friday. It has been incorporated into other defense services and has been divided again, twice since then. The last incarnation was baptized on August 1, 2015.

As a result, the Russian Space Forces are one of the three equal divisions of the high command of the nation's aerospace forces, responsible for putting the vehicles into orbit and detecting and countering the incoming ballistic missiles.

The command also includes a traditional air force and another agency responsible for launching satellites and other non-military launches and long-range radars.

Vide president Mike Pence told the Pentagon audience on Thursday that by 2020 the White House will create the United States Space Force as a sixth military service, joining the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the US Infantry. Navy and the Coast Guard.

The Russian embassy in Washington greeted the Trump administration with a "Space Force" military this week, with Twitter trolling on its own version that has existed since that day in 1992

The Russian embassy in Washington greeted the Trump administration with a "Space Force" military this week, with Twitter trolling on its own version that has existed since that day in 1992

The Russian Space Forces are now part of the nation's Ministry of Defense

The Russian Space Forces are now part of the nation's Ministry of Defense

The Russian Space Forces are now part of the nation's Ministry of Defense

In the face of growing competition and threats from Russia and China, Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the new Space Force will be operational by 2020.

In the face of growing competition and threats from Russia and China, Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the new Space Force will be operational by 2020.

In the face of growing competition and threats from Russia and China, Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the new Space Force will be operational by 2020.

Vice President Mike Pence told the Pentagon hearing that the plan complies with President Donald Trump's promise to guarantee US dominance in space. The president celebrated the announcement on Twitter from Bedminister

Vice President Mike Pence told the Pentagon hearing that the plan complies with President Donald Trump's promise to guarantee US dominance in space. The president celebrated the announcement on Twitter from Bedminister

Vice President Mike Pence told the Pentagon hearing that the plan complies with President Donald Trump's promise to guarantee US dominance in space. The president celebrated the announcement on Twitter from Bedminister

That administration has recognized that the United States faces increasing competition and threats from Russia and China.

"Now is the time to write the next great chapter in the history of our armed forces, to prepare for the next battlefield where the best and bravest of the United States will be summoned to deter and defeat a new generation of threats. to our people, to our nation, "said Pence. "The time has come to establish the United States Space Force."

Trump marked Pence's ad with a tweet: & # 39; Space Force all the way! & # 39;

Trump has called for a separate but equal spatial force, a complicated and costly move that requires congressional approval. On Thursday, Pence said the administration will work with Congress on the plan, and will outline a budget for next year.

The Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, backed the steps to reorganize the military space combat forces and create a new command, but has previously opposed to launch a new and expensive service.

A new branch of the army would require layers of bureaucracy, military and civilian leaders, uniforms, equipment and an expansive support structure.

The command of the Kremlin Space Forces is responsible for putting military vehicles into orbit and keeping them there.

The command of the Kremlin Space Forces is responsible for putting military vehicles into orbit and keeping them there.

The command of the Kremlin Space Forces is responsible for putting military vehicles into orbit and keeping them there.

These buildings of the Russa Space Forces are stations of optoelectric surveillance & # 39; known as & # 39; Okno & # 39; Russian Thursday for & # 39; window & # 39 ;; according to reports, its purpose is to detect incoming missiles from hostile military forces

These buildings of the Russa Space Forces are stations of optoelectric surveillance & # 39; known as & # 39; Okno & # 39; Russian Thursday for & # 39; window & # 39 ;; according to reports, its purpose is to detect incoming missiles from hostile military forces

These buildings of the Russa Space Forces are stations of optoelectric surveillance & # 39; known as & # 39; Okno & # 39; Russian Thursday for & # 39; window & # 39 ;; according to reports, its purpose is to detect incoming missiles from hostile military forces

The Pentagon proposal presented to Congress on Thursday establishes plans to consolidate the Pentagon's space combat forces and make organizational changes to boost the acquisition and development of cutting-edge technologies.

The role of DOD in space has been under scrutiny due to the recognition that the United States is increasingly dependent on satellites that are difficult to protect in orbit.

Satellites provide communications, navigation, intelligence and other vital services for the military and the economy.

The US intelligence agencies UU They reported earlier this year that Russia and China are looking for "non-destructive and destructive" anti-satellite weapons to use in a future war.

And there are growing concerns about cyber attacks that could point to satellite technology, which could leave troops in combat without electronic communications or navigational skills.

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