President Biden will announce a partnership with the UK and Australia on Wednesday to share defense technology in a bid to contain China, Australian newspapers reported.
The three countries will operate under the acronym AUUKUS and share information and technology, including long-range strike capabilities and artificial intelligence, according to reports.
There will also be a nuclear component, with the US and UK sharing their knowledge of nuclear defense infrastructure, according to reports.
A White House spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Mr. Biden is due to address the nation at 5 pm on a “national security initiative.” The White House gave no further details.