On Tuesday, however, the Pentagon chief said he fully supported the idea of creating a new US Space Command. "In the realm of outer space, the United States Space Force will be that strength in the years ahead".
Pence announced the new branch with a disturbing bit of imperialism.
"It's not enough to have an American presence in space", Pence said Thursday in a speech at the Pentagon.
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"Our adversaries have transformed space into a war fighting domain already and the United States will not shrink from this challenge", Pence said.
"What was once peaceful and uncontested is now crowded and adversarial", the vice president continued.
"It is becoming a contested war fighting domain and we have to adapt to that reality", Mattis said as he introduced Pence.
Trump has called for a "separate but equal" space force, a complicated and expensive move that requires congressional approval. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, that he opposed "the creation of a new military service and additional organizational layers at a time when we are focused on reducing overhead and integrating joint warfighting functions".
Pence's Pentagon trip coincides with the release of a Department of Defense report to Congress on recommendations for the Space Force.
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Many members of congress are vowing to stop what they believe is a waste of time and money by the military.
He also argued that Defense Secretary James Mattis's initial reluctance to embrace such an effort a year ago was due to the uncertain defense budget and a desire to avoid bureaucracy and more overhead costs.
America's "Space Force" is about to become a real thing, despite the many doubters, and it is something one person in particular - the President - is really, really excited about. We are in complete alignment with the president's concern about protecting our assets in space that contribute to our security, to our economy.
"This report is a step in a multi-year process that we think will result in a safer, stronger America". It identifies several actions that DoD will take as the nation evolves its space capabilities, "and they are built on the lessons of the past", Pence said. He also says that the current system, with the Air Force in charge of military space operations, is not ideal.
He did not say the total cost estimated to stand up the new military arm, but called for Congress to initially authorize $8 billion for the effort in next year's defense spending bill.
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