Space Command, established in the United States as the sixth branch of the Armed Forces, has deployed its first contingent outside the country to Qatar. Space Command has also officially announced that it will cooperate with NASA. But there is an intense debate about the rank insignia and uniforms of Space Command.
The U.S. Army has stepped up its Space Command work. The command has officially announced that it will cooperate with the American Department of space and aerospace (NASA).
Space Command deployed its first contingent outside the country to Qatar. 20 American soldiers sworn in at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, joining Space Command
He noted that the first non-country deployment was to a Middle Eastern country. But historians point out that in 1991, the Middle East was actually the scene of the first space war.
The American military made use of Global Positioning System technology for the first time in the Gulf War in 1991.
The Space Force has also become the subject of controversy with its use of camouflage uniforms and rank insignia.
The fact that the rank insignia of the Space Force resembles the logo of the sci-fi series ‘Star Trek’ has been the subject of ridicule on social media.
Space Command, on the other hand, announced that they are using camouflage clothing to save money on the new uniform design.
Established as the sixth branch of the Armed Forces, Space Command will be responsible for protecting hundreds of satellites the United States uses for intelligence and communications in space.
It is concerned that commercial and military satellites are being targeted by China and Russia.