The Decisive Space War Finally Breaks Out In The Open—BIG TIME!!!

Space Force, Assemble!

General Chance Saltzman, Chief of Space Operations for the U.S. Space Force, warned last week that the U.S. is facing a new era of space activity:

“The threats that we face to our on-orbit capabilities from our strategic competitors [have] grown substantially”, he told CNBC’s “Manifest Space” podcast.

The Space Force has grown substantially since its 2019 inception: Both in terms of personnel and budget.

Infographic: Space Force, Assemble! | Statista

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As Statista’s Martin Armstrong shows in the infographic above, end-strength personnel in 2021 was almost 10 thousand, while the budget was $15.4 billion.

In 2023. the personnel level had to over 13,500. Representing an even larger jump, Space Force’s budget leapt up to nearly $25 billion in 2023.



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