France decided to create their own Space forces. The first step will be to develop satellites with guns and lasers on Board. This was stated by the President and Emmanuel macron.
According to The Verge, the country will allocate 700 million euros from the military budget for space forces.
By 2025, plan to spend more than 4.3 billion euros. The money will go to upgrading and the establishment of military satellites the next generation: they will be equipped with cameras to identify enemies with pistols, machine guns and lasers to attack enemy satellites.
What is it France? These technologies will be used solely for “active defense”, and they do not violate the international space Treaty of 1967. Recall, this Treaty prohibits the use in space of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.
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