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The US Coast Guard Legend-class maritime security cutter USCGC Bertholf (WMSL 750) pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawii, U.S. to support the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise.

US disinvites China from military exercise over militarization of South China Sea islands

The Pentagon has disinvited China from an international military exercise over its militarization of islands in the South China Sea.
Soldiers fire the Javelin, an anti-tank weapon, during a training exercise.

This is the Javelin anti-tank missile system that the US just sent to Ukraine

The FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank missile system is one of the best in the world.

Satellite photos show what Syrian sites looked like before and after the US-led strikes

The United States led "precision strikes" on Syria on Friday, in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack. Here's what the damage looked like.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with AFP news agency in Damascus

Pentagon: US-led Syria strikes struck at ‘heart’ of chemical weapons program, but ‘residual’ capacity remains

The US was also worried the strikes would prompt a confrontation with Syria's biggest ally: Russia.
Jeff Bezos.

Amazon filed an under-the-radar protest hinting that it’s ready for a battle with Trump over a multibillion-dollar contract

A little-known protest Amazon filed this week shows that it wouldn't be so easy for President Donald Trump to interfere with a Pentagon contract worth billions.
Donald Trump.

Trump’s meeting with a major tech CEO reportedly included a discussion about a potential Amazon-Pentagon deal worth billions

Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz criticized the bidding process for a Pentagon contract worth billions that her company is in direct competition with Amazon for.

Thousands of Google employees asked CEO Sundar Pichai to stop providing AI tech for the US military’s drones

Google staffers signed a letter urging CEO Sundar Pichai to end a controversial contract with the Department of Defense.
Donald Trump.

Trump quietly met with a major tech CEO whose company is locked in competition with Amazon for a Pentagon contract worth billions

The president apparently dined with Safra Catz amid his repeated berating of Amazon, which Oracle is competing with to land a Pentagon contract worth billions.
French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump review troops as they arrive at Les Invalides museum in Paris, July 13, 2017.

The Pentagon is still in the dark about Trump’s military parade — but it could use donations to help pay for it

The Pentagon has reportedly started developing options for the parade Trump has proposed, but military officials may not be on board with the idea.