SASC Chairman Inhofe Statement on Space Force Proposal

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, made the following statement after the president released his proposal to create the United States Space Force:

“We’ve known for some time that China and Russia are increasing their investment and challenging our dominance in space. The threats are real, which is why I welcome the president’s legislative proposal for creating the U.S. Space Force. In the coming days and weeks the committee and I will review the proposal and work with the Administration to best address the threats with maximum efficiency and effectiveness.”