USS Makin Island (LHD-8), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, is the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for Makin Island.

US navy pressures China with Cobra Gold military exercise with Thailand

The USS Makin Island, an amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy, recently participated in the annual Cobra Gold military exercise in Thailand. The exercise, which involves troops from the US, Thailand, and other countries, is aimed at improving interoperability and strengthening military relationships in the region. During the exercise, the USS Makin Island […]

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James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)

James Webb Space Telescope expands our knowledge of the universe

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a revolutionary space telescope that is set to expand our knowledge of the universe. The JWST is a collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency, and it is named after James E. Webb, who served as the second administrator of NASA from 1961 to 1968. The telescope is designed to be a successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, which has been in orbit since 1990.

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Pentagon refuses to cooperate with International Criminal Court review of Russian war crimes

The Pentagon has announced that it will not cooperate with the International Criminal Court’s investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Russian military personnel in Ukraine. In a statement released on Tuesday, the Department of Defense said that it “strongly opposes” the ICC’s investigation and will not provide any assistance to the court.

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German military facing significant challenges due to lack of resources

Germany’s military is facing significant challenges due to a lack of resources, according to the Commissioner for Armed Forces. The commissioner, Hans-Peter Bartels, told reporters that the German military has “too little of everything” – from personnel to equipment and funding. He stated that the country’s armed forces are not adequately equipped to meet the challenges of the modern world.

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