The formation of AUKUS builds on the long-standing history and cooperation between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States which have mutual interests in maintaining regional security, prosperity and strategic stability in the Indo-Pacific region. The announcement on AUKUS enables our three countries to cooperate on the research, development, and operationalisation of critical defence capabilities.

This paper outlines the tactical requisites on challenges and opportunities for the UK, and while these are not exhaustive, they represent the critical first steps to successfully “operationalise” AUKUS Pillar II, better equip industry to support the partnership’s evolving defence and security objectives and explore new opportunities for collaboration.

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