US forges new high-tech agreement with Australia, UK

By Lolita C Baldor
Updated December 2 2023 - 1:30pm, first published 1:25pm
A proposed sale of AUKUS material to Australia won't alter regional military balance, the US says. (AP PHOTO)
A proposed sale of AUKUS material to Australia won't alter regional military balance, the US says. (AP PHOTO)

From underwater drones to electronic warfare, the United States 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.

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