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The US is also accelerating Australia's access to priority munitions through a streamlined acquisition process, he said. It is the first time Australia has hosted the high-level meeting since 2019 due to the COVID-19 disruption.
Austin, slated to be the first Black US Secretary of Defence, was a surprise pick over Michele Flournoy, a former top Defence Department official who was considered the leading contender for the job.
Austin is making the first visit by a top member of the Biden administration to Delhi as part of efforts to forge a alliance of countries seeking to push back against China’s assertiveness in the region.
This came as Sheikh Mohamed received Austin at Qasr Al Shati' Palace in Abu Dhabi, where they also reviewed a number of international and regional issues of interest.