Aukus security pact likely to spur China into boosting anti-submarine warfare capacity

Published Sep 25 2021 at 2:00 PM GMT
  • The Aukus defence pact between the US, UK and Australia is likely to drive China to step up its efforts to enhance its anti-submarine capabilities, military analysts have said.
  • The three-nation alliance will give Australia access to nuclear-powered submarine technology and is seen as a way of increasing the pressure on China in the Asia-Pacific.
  • China has outpaced the US in naval shipbuilding in recent years and has the major advantage of operating close to home in the western Pacific, but….



  • Published Sep 25, 2021 2:00 PM GMT