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Elon Musk says Starlink network in Ukraine does not receive US funding


Billionaire Elon Musk say on Tuesday SpaceXStarlink’s services have not received any funding from the US Department of Defense, a day after reports said the Pentagon was considering paying for the Starlink satellite network in war-torn Ukraine. .
SpaceX is losing about $20 million a month from unpaid service and costs related to security measures to defend against cyberwar, but “we’ll keep doing it (sigh)” “, Musk tweeted.
“There’s no money from the DoD, but some other countries, institutions and individuals are paying ~11k/25k terminals,” Musk said.
Musk, the world’s richest man and the chief executive officer of Tesla Inc, said that SpaceX spends nearly $20 million a month maintaining satellite services in Ukraine, and the company has spent about $80 million to activate it. active and supportive.
The Pentagon is considering paying for services to Ukraine, Politico reported on Monday, citing two US officials involved in the discussions.

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