Defense officials foot-stomp AUKUS progress after second defense ministerial meeting

By Nick Wilson / December 1, 2023 at 9:35 PM
Military leaders from the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom appeared on Friday night to foot-stomp recent progress within the AUKUS security partnership and announce several new initiatives in the agreement’s technology-focused second pillar. New efforts under AUKUS pillar II include accelerating quantum technology development for positioning and navigation, integrating technology to launch and recover undersea vehicles from submarine torpedo tubes, and moving to integrate artificial intelligence into force protection, precision targeting and surveillance programs, according to a Pentagon...

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