US and Australia deepen military ties to counter China

TOPSHOT – A missile is launched from a United States military HIMARS system during joint military… Read More BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — The United States and Australia will deepen their military ties after reaching an agreement that expands their military cooperation as both countries work to deter China’s growing influence and territorial claims in the western Pacific.

The agreements were announced following an annual meeting of the U.S. Defense Secretary and Secretary of State with their Australian counterparts, held this year in Brisbane, Australia.

The agreement will see an increased American rotational presence in Australia to include frequent U.S. submarine visits to […]

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