Australian news, and some related international items

Britain “supports” Australia’s nuclear submarines – (UK and USA vying for the sale to Oz?)

Britain pledges nuclear submarines support, Canberra Times, By Paul Osborne, September 2 2022 , The UK’s international trade secretary has pledged Australia will get strong support from Britain to develop and sustain a nuclear-powered submarine fleet……….

But no decision has been made on using the British Astute class model or the US Virginia class.

An 18-month consultation period on the technology is due to wrap up in March.

Anne-Marie Trevelyan told a forum in Adelaide on Friday the British government was committed to seeing the project through for the long term.


September 3, 2022 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, weapons and war

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