Defense spending to be rapidly increased by Australia

Defense spending to be rapidly increased by Australia

Defense spending by Australia is set to register a rapid boost, as the country plans on spending an additional 40% over a period of ten years. The announcement was made by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday as he said that a shift will be seen in Australia’s military assets as they focus on the Indo-Pacific region.

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A broader defence and security pact around the Five Eyes could be on the table and would be an interesting development. It might address the security of the ASEAN region without worrying about the impotence of NATO caused by its EU members.

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