Australian defense minister hopes AUKUS will generate 'seamless' tri-country industrial bases

By Briana Reilly / July 14, 2022 at 5:45 PM
Australia's defense minister is hoping to use a recently announced tripartite pact with the United States and the U.K. to build a foundation of "seamless" industrial bases between the three countries as they look to leverage a host of emerging technologies and capabilities. Still, Richard Marles, who also serves as Australia’s deputy prime minister, acknowledged today the hurdles that exist to creating that ecosystem within the alliance, known as AUKUS. Potential obstacles include export controls, which some observers have said...

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