Australia Scraps $90 Billion Program To Build 12 French-Designed Submarines. Will Build U.S.-U.K. Nuclear Configured Subs Instead

Australia will use American and British technology to configure its next submarine fleet in a bid to replace its existing Collins class subs.PHOTO: SUBMARINE GROUP 7/FACEBOOK  

ABC News Australia: Australia to get nuclear-powered submarines, will scrap $90b program to build French-designed subs 

Australia’s next submarine fleet will be nuclear-powered under an audacious plan that will see a controversial $90 billion program to build up to 12 French-designed submarines scrapped. 

The ABC understands Australia will use American and British technology to configure its next submarine fleet in a bid to replace its existing Collins class subs with a boat more suitable to the deteriorating strategic environment. 

Australia, the United States and Britain are expected to jointly announce a new trilateral security partnership on Thursday, with a focus on aligning technology and regional challenges. 

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Update: Australia to get nuclear-powered submarines in pact with US, UK: Report (Straits Times)  

WNU Editor: This is a heads-up on what will be announced tomorrow …. Australia, US, And The UK To Announce A Landmark New Defence Pact.

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