Advertisement

Pentagon forges new high-tech deal with Australia, United Kingdom, aimed at countering China

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — From underwater drones to electronic warfare, the U.S. is expanding its high-tech military cooperation with Australia and the United Kingdom as part of a broader effort to counter China’s rapidly growing influence in the Indo-Pacific.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with defense chiefs from Australia and the United Kingdom at the U.S. military’s defense technology hub in Silicon Valley on Friday to forge a new agreement to increase technology cooperation and information sharing. The goal, according to a joint statement, is to be able to better address global security challenges, ensure each can defend against rapidly evolving threats and to “contribute to …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

U.S. National Debt

The current U.S. national debt:
$34,471,083,238,111
Send this to a friend