War in Ukraine sparks new thinking on capability development for AUKUS pact

By Audrey Decker / December 8, 2022 at 4:31 PM
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has spurred leaders in the defense pact between Australia, United Kingdom and United States to consider how they could rapidly field capability in the interim while the tripartite agreement -- known as AUKUS -- likely won't deliver submarines for several years. “The Russia-Ukraine conflict, where there's been this acceleration of bringing new applications onto the field sooner rather than later, the way corners have been cut, the way there's been improvisations, there is some off-the-shelf solutions,...

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