A space force is a military branch that conducts space warfare. Currently, one country has previously had an independent space force. The Russian Space Forces was an independent organization that existed from 1992 to 1997 and from 2001 to 2011; it was reestablished in 2015 as a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, similar to how Air Force Space Command is a component of the U.S. Air Force. A space force is almost always a part of the air force, which may function as an air and space force or as an aerospace force, as the United States Air Force does.
Current space forces and military space commands
- People's Liberation Army Strategic Support Force
- French Joint Space Command
- Russian Aerospace Forces
- Royal Air Force
- United States Air Force
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