Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was an important official testifying at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on President Trump’s 2020 budget for defense.
As you have heard recently, something that has evolved as necessary in the 21st century is a U-S Space Force. Thursday, Secretary Shanahan testified as to its need. He said, “We’re carrying too much risk given the vulnerability we have in space, now that space is a contested domain. He said, “The Space Force really gets after three items in order for us to reduce that risk . . . .”