Multinational Talisman Sabre Exercises Underway
By Grant Wyeth
This year's iteration of the exercise burnishes Canberra’s credentials as a creative middle power with significant cooperative reach across the Indo-Pacific.
Visionary Proposal or Pipe Dream? AUKUS Poses Challenges for Australia
By Corey Lee Bell and Elena Collinson
The impact of AUKUS is likely to be profoundly consequential across a wider purview of government, policy, economic structure, and national identity.
Is Australia’s Defense Strategy Based on a Mistaken Assumption?
By Marigold Black and Austin Wyatt
Australia can only achieve “impactful projection” if it can be sure of its neighbors' responses to any conflict scenario.
Australia to Acquire Hypersonic Weapons Capability in Collaboration with US
By Abhijnan Rej
The newly announced SCIFiRE project builds on 15 years of joint Australia-U.S. fundamental research on hypersonics.
Australia Steps Up in Defense of the Indo-Pacific Order
By Ashley Townshend and Brendan Thomas-Noone
The Strategic Update provides a blueprint for how Australia will navigate a “poorer, more dangerous and more disorderly” future in the Indo-Pacific.