North Americans announce plan to have a Space Army in 2020

American Vice President Mike Pence.

The US Vice President announced a four-step plan to create the sixth branch of the Armed Forces that had been promised by Trump. But it still needs congressional approval.

"The time has come to write the next chapter in the history of the Armed Forces" and to prepare for "the next battle," US Vice President Mike Pence announced at a Pentagon press conference held on Thursday. According to him, the details of the creation of the Space Army are already defined. The sixth branch of the Armed Forces, he promised, will be in operation in 2020 - the year of presidential elections in the USA.

The space army had been promised in June by US President Donald Trump. Now, Mike Pence has announced the four steps that will lead to its realization.

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