Leaked documents from the US Pentagon reveal it is interested in employing a fleet of SpaceX’s Starship rockets as a ‘quick reaction force’ to stop ‘a future Benghazi-style attack.’
The documents, obtained by The Intercept, were drafted by the Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), which formed a partnership with the Elon Musk-owned company to investigate the technical feasibility of using the massive rocket within the next five years.
These militarized Starships would carry both cargo and humans and get to anywhere in the world in less than one hour.
The documents also highlight three potential uses for a fleet: an alternate transportation method to the Pacific Ocean, delivering an Air Forced deployable base and ‘Embassy Support.’
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