It's little known that the CIA uses Amazon Web Services to store its data, and, now, it's the favorite for a big-money Pentagon contract to do the same. Amazon's tentacles go to other agencies, too.
Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo smiles after his introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on April 12 on Capitol Hill.
The U.S. Army's Autonomous Remote Engagement System is mounted on the Picatinny Lightweight Remote Weapon System and coupled with an M240B machine gun. It's part of a program that reduces the time to identify targets using automatic target detection and user-specified target selection.
French President Emmanuel Macron (left) shakes hands with President Trump, next to first lady Melania Trump, during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris on July 14, 2017. Trump is hosting Macron in Washington this week for the first official state visit of his presidency.
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