OREANDA-NEWS.The Us Departmen of Defense has declared about a tender related to the development of a worldwide project to build a near-earth orbital station. Washington wants for the military facility to be able to perform the functions of the command post of Pentagon.

According to the departmen's plans, the station is planned for military purposes. The stated requirements indicate the probability of the orbital changing. At the first stage, the object will become uninhabitable, it is used for various experiments. One of the government's goals is the militarization of near space, which can be threatening to the whole world. Currently, the Pentagon is looking for a contractor for the building of station, applications are accepted until July 9.

Шn accordance with the project, an assembly in orbit, experiments with gravity, storage and logistics are envisaged. The list of tasks included evaluation tests, personnel training, production, placement of payloads and other functions.