Gen. Thompson: Space Force ‘Not New Sheriff In Town’

Gen. Thompson: Space Force ‘Not New Sheriff In Town’

Gen. David Thompson, vice chief of space operation at U.S. Space Force, said Sunday it’s difficult to determine what constitutes an act of war in space — but insisted Space Force is “not the sheriff in town.”

In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Thompson said the U.S. military’s newest agency advocates for “conduct and standards of norms that every should follow and we should follow as well.”

“What constitutes an act of war is not clearly defined or understood,” he said. “Perhaps there’s been less thinking in that than in other areas, in other domains.”“What we are not is we are not the sheriff in town,” he continued. 

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