Two Australian Collins class submarines at HMAS Stirling Royal Australian Navy base in Perth. The country will develop nuclear-powered submarines in their place. Photo: EPA-EFE
Two Australian Collins class submarines at HMAS Stirling Royal Australian Navy base in Perth. The country will develop nuclear-powered submarines in their place. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australia

Aukus: Australia’s nuclear submarine plan carries ‘enormous’ risks, report finds

  • The Australian Strategic Policy Institute warned that the bid to develop the submarines is the ‘most complex’ project the country has embarked upon
  • While it will help deter aggression from China or elsewhere, it will cost more than US$80 billion and take at least two decades, the report said

Topic |   Australia
Two Australian Collins class submarines at HMAS Stirling Royal Australian Navy base in Perth. The country will develop nuclear-powered submarines in their place. Photo: EPA-EFE
Two Australian Collins class submarines at HMAS Stirling Royal Australian Navy base in Perth. The country will develop nuclear-powered submarines in their place. Photo: EPA-EFE
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