ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

AUKUS submarine deal seen as decades-long gamble for Australia

Cost, personnel and politics are risks in developing nuclear-powered fleet: analysts

From left, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, U.S. President Joe Biden, and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak deliver remarks on the AUKUS partnership at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego, California on March 13.   © Reuters

MELBOURNE -- U.S. President Joe Biden did not mince words when he unveiled the next stage of the trilateral AUKUS security pact alongside Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in San Diego on Monday.

"AUKUS has one overriding objective: to enhance the stability of the Indo-Pacific [region] amid rapidly shifting global dynamics," he said.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more