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US Space Force reveals its new uniform design

By T.K. Randall
September 22, 2021 · Comment icon 8 comments

The new prototype uniform designs. Image Credit: Twitter / Space Force
The US Space Force has unveiled its prototype uniform design... which looks surprisingly familiar to sci-fi fans.
The latest branch of the US military, which was announced back in 2018 "to help prevent countries such as China and Russia taking the lead off-world" - is not exactly known for its originality.

Last year it revealed its new logo, which at the time attracted a certain level of derision owing to the fact that it bore more than a passing resemblance to the Starfleet logo from Star Trek.

At a conference in Maryland this week, officials took things one step further by revealing the latest prototype design for the uniforms that will be worn by the Space Force's "Guardian" personnel.
Predictably, however, the outfit - which features a dark navy, buttoned coat and grey trousers - looks quite a lot like the uniforms seen in Battlestar Galactica and Star Trek Enterprise.

While it must be emphasized that the uniforms are still prototypes, it's interesting how - once again - the US Space Force has chosen something that looks like it's straight out of a sci-fi TV series.

On the plus side, however, anyone wearing the new outfits will certainly look the part.

Source: USA Today | Comments (8)

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Comment icon #1 Posted by godnodog 3 years ago
Now we're waiting for the troopers battle gear.
Comment icon #2 Posted by LV-426 3 years ago
Star Trek lied to me...  
Comment icon #3 Posted by spartan max2 3 years ago
Haha. Maybe the private space fleets will have the correct uniforms 
Comment icon #4 Posted by Hammerclaw 3 years ago
Comment icon #5 Posted by Jon the frog 3 years ago
Look a bit like an old US civil war officers uniform...
Comment icon #6 Posted by Desertrat56 3 years ago
Too many buttons, completely impractical even for dress blues.
Comment icon #7 Posted by Seti42 3 years ago
'Space Force' still makes me chuckle. Maybe one day we'll actually fund space science really well instead of doing stupid sh** like building boarder walls, militarizing police, giving tax breaks to the wealthiest citizens, and fomenting culture wars.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Raptor Witness 3 years ago
More better …. The U.S. Space Force is a port, without a ship. 

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