Latest "australia" stories
Demand exploding for Tomahawk missiles as US backs latest foreign sale
Australia plans to buy the latest version of America’s long-range Tomahawk land attack missile.
By Joe Gould
How the US plans to expand its submarine industrial base for AUKUS
The Defense Department and Congress will need to pour billions of dollars into the submarine industrial base to prepare to sell Australia AUKUS submarines.
By Megan Eckstein, Joe Gould and Bryant Harris
US approves nearly $1.4 billion Hawkeye aircraft sale for Japan
The U.S. State Department also OK'd the possible sale of 250 Javelin missiles for another Asia-Pacific ally.
By Zamone Perez
China surpasses US in number of ICBM launchers
The STRATCOM notification prompted Republicans to push for expanding the U.S. nuclear arsenal beyond the current modernization efforts.
Republicans in Congress push back on plan to pull forces from Japan
Lawmakers are expressing concern about the Air Force’s decision to replace permanent F-15 squadrons in Okinawa with rotational forces.
By Bryant Harris, Stephen Losey and Joe Gould