France at present started the first-ever army coaching drills carried out in area. Begun, the star wars period has.
Working with US House Drive and German area command, the French coaching drills have been designed in response to the shifting international angle in the direction of area.
In accordance with French information outlet AFP, through Phys.Org, France’s House Command was introduced in 2019. Protection minister Florence Parly advised reporters on the time that France wanted to behave as a result of its “allies and adversaries” have been “militarizing area.”
Background: The creation of the US’ House Drive amped up world pressure – or, extra aptly, it amped up off-world tensions. Nevertheless it’s seemingly that alleged makes an attempt by Russian brokers to interact in satellite-vs-satellite espionage performed a big position as nicely.
As for the present coaching program, particulars are scarce however stories point out the intent of the drills shall be to simulate a disaster scenario involving French satellites and guarantee House Command is able to reply.
Whereas it’s unclear, we’re going to go forward and assume there gained’t be any French troopers floating above the Earth with area rifles. That may make this a bit anticlimactic for science fiction followers, however the actuality is that humanity’s penchant for warfare is not constrained to the rock from which we spawned.
Right here’s hoping the remainder of the universe is prepared for us.