28 aprilie 2021

Australia unveils $580mn budget to upgrade military amid tensions with China


Soldiers from the Australian Army’s 3rd Brigade guard Langham Beach after an amphibious assault landing during the Talisman Saber joint military exercises between Australia and the United States, in Queensland, northeast Australia, in July 2017. (File photo by Reuters)Australia has announced a major upgrade to its northern military bases and a plan to expand joint war games with the US military, amid a persisting diplomatic and trade row with China.“Our objective is a free and open [...]