The technological capabilities and innovation ecosystems stemming from Australia’s AUKUS agreement will be “more consequential” and arrive much sooner than the multi-billion-dollar nuclear powered submarines the new alliance is based around, according to a new USSC report. USSC's Non-Resident Fellow, Foreign Policy and Defence Program, Jennifer Jackett, told “The decisions that the government takes now on AUKUS and the arrangements they put in place on technology cooperation are going to have implications for decades, not only the years to come."