This is a Donald Trump prolix, who spoke to reporters from the oval Office of the White House, Friday, may 15. Then he presented the new flag of the force american space to the side of the officers, the president has not resisted the urge to reveal the existence of a "super mega-missile" hypersonic to rival other world powers. Problem : the Pentagon, who did not expect at all to such effusions on a subject so sensitive, was forced to comment on reluctantly to the assertions of the tenant of the White House.
" We are currently building a military equipment incredible, at a level that no one has ever known before. (...) I call it the " super mega-missile ". And I heard the other night that he was going to 17 times faster than anything that is currently done ", has fanfaronné the american president in front of the press, such as the report our colleagues from The Independent, Saturday 16 may.
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Puzzled by the protrusion at the presidential, the ministry of Defence has refused to comment on this information, returning the hot potato to the White House. A reluctance widely relayed on the social networks, which has forced the directors to come out of the woodwork. Jonathan Rath Hoffman, chief spokesman of the Pentagon, is thus resolved to tweet : "the ministry of Defence is working towards developing a range of missiles, hypersonic to counter our opponents. "
The Department of Defense is working on developing a range of hypersonic missiles to counter our adversaries. https://t.co/ATb1XLHFtl— Jonathan Rath Hoffman (@ChiefPentSpox) May 15, 2020
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Trump's dream of an "american dominance in space"
In 2018, Donald Trump was the respondent in the Pentagon in order to create a force space – the first new branch of the american military in 72 years – calling it the " american domination in space ". The 16,000 airmen and civilians who make up this force are technically part of the Air Force, who oversaw formerly the offensive operations in space.
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The flag of dark blue and white of the force space includes a delta wing – long a symbol of the air force – meant to signify the change and innovation. Shades of grey darker and lighter in the delta have been incorporated as a nod to the nature of the work of the force space, which is done by day or night, seven days a week.
The United State space force brings freedom to the cold empty of space pic.twitter.com/f4ka2fIskI— DRvano (@devano600) May 16, 2020