How Much will the US Space Force Cost?

The Centre for Strategic & International Studies recently released a new brief considering how much the Trump administration’s recently announced Space Branch (as previously reported on by APCML) might conceivably cost. The analysis considers three distinct structural options, and estimates that the total annual budget for the new service may conceivably range from $11.3 to $21.5 billion. The full brief is available below:

In related news, Defence Connect contemplates the development of US strategy in this broad area, and Australia’s potential to play a distinct role within it.