France today began the first-ever aggressive training drills conducted in space. Begun, the star wars era has.

Working with US Space Force and German space command, the French training drills were advised in acknowledgment to the alive global attitude appear space.

According to French news outlet AFP, via Phys.Org, France’s Space Command was appear in 2019. Defense abbot Florence Parly told reporters at the time that France needed to act because its “allies and adversaries” were “militarizing space.”

Background: The conception of the US’ Space Force amped up world astriction – or, more aptly, it amped up off-world tensions. But it’s likely that declared attempts by Russian agents to engage in satellite-vs-satellite espionage played a large role as well.

As for the accepted training program, capacity are scarce but letters announce the intent of the drills will be to simulate a crisis bearings involving French satellites and ensure Space Command is ready to respond.

While it’s unclear, we’re going to go ahead and assume there won’t be any French soldiers amphibian above the Earth with space rifles. That might make this a bit abortive for science fiction fans, but the absoluteness is that humanity’s affection for warfare is no longer accountable to the rock from which we spawned.