The US and Japan have stepped up cooperation in the Indo-Pacific in response to concerns about China’s growing presence. Photo: Handout
The US and Japan have stepped up cooperation in the Indo-Pacific in response to concerns about China’s growing presence. Photo: Handout

US, Japan boost scientific cooperation on defence against hypersonic weapons amid China concerns

  • The two nations will also collaborate on research and development of advanced space capabilities, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says after ‘2+2’ meeting
  • Washington and Tokyo to sign new accord upping Japan’s financial contribution to stationing of US troops on its soil as both seek to counter an assertive China

Topic |   US-China relations
The US and Japan have stepped up cooperation in the Indo-Pacific in response to concerns about China’s growing presence. Photo: Handout
The US and Japan have stepped up cooperation in the Indo-Pacific in response to concerns about China’s growing presence. Photo: Handout
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