U.S. to Share Nuclear Submarine Technology With Australia in New Pact

WASHINGTON—The U.S., the United Kingdom and Australia are making a new security partnership in the Indo-Pacific, building on the longstanding alliance in between the three to share intelligence, deepen cooperation and assistance Australia to develop nuclear-powered submarine capabilities as China’s affect grows.

The new arrangement, declared Wednesday by leaders of the three countries, was explained by administration officials as a way to line up widespread interests in the Asia Pacific.