The US military envisions a future in which battalion-sized troop vehicles powered by rocket technology could respond to emergencies anywhere in the world. Towards this end, Pentagon wants Elon Musk to drop soldiers into conflict from space.
Amazon has decided to jump into the satellite internet race against Starlink by launching 83 rockets under Project Kuiper.
With Russia attempting to demolish Ukrainian military infrastructure, notably power and the internet, Starlink is set to become even more critical in the next weeks and months, as Ukraine's military is using Elon Musk’s Starlink to blow up Russian tanks and military targets.
Ukraine took delivery of the Starlink terminals less than 48 hours after SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that the service had been enabled in Ukraine to help with internet outages caused by Russia's invasion and hacking.