U.S., UK, Australia launch new security partnership with Indo-Pacific focus

U.S., UK, Australia launch new security partnership with Indo-Pacific focus
Australia's Scott Morrison joins UK PM Boris Johnson ad President Joe Biden in announcing new "AUKUS" security partnership. 7News (Aus) via Twitter

[Ed. – Australia gets nuclear-powered submarines out of it (probably based on Royal Navy’s Astute attack sub class).]

President Joe Biden announced the formation of a new security partnership between the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom that seeks to strengthen stability in the Indo-Pacific region as China expands its military might and influence.

Prime Ministers Scott Morrison of Australia and Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom joined Biden virtually for the announcement of the partnership. …

The U.S. and U.K. will also assist Canberra in acquiring nuclear-powered submarines, which will allow Australia’s navy to help counter Chinese nuclear-powered vessels in the region.

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The U.S., Australia and the U.K. also plan to deepen technology sharing across emerging security arenas like cyber, artificial intelligence and quantum technologies.

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