The USS Connecticut, a Seawolf-class nuclear powered fast attack submarine operated by the United States Navy, is seen departing Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials. Photo: Thiep Van Nguyen II/U.S. Navy/Abaca Press/TNS
The USS Connecticut, a Seawolf-class nuclear powered fast attack submarine operated by the United States Navy, is seen departing Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials. Photo: Thiep Van Nguyen II/U.S. Navy/Abaca Press/TNS
Australia

Australia to get US-made nuclear submarines by 2030, opposition leader claims

  • Peter Dutton said on Sunday that the United States ‘would pull out every stop’ to support Australia acquiring nuclear submarines ‘as quickly as possible’
  • The former defence minister’s comments come as current PM Anthony Albanese prepares to depart for Europe to attend a Nato meeting to discuss the war in Ukraine

The USS Connecticut, a Seawolf-class nuclear powered fast attack submarine operated by the United States Navy, is seen departing Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials. Photo: Thiep Van Nguyen II/U.S. Navy/Abaca Press/TNS
The USS Connecticut, a Seawolf-class nuclear powered fast attack submarine operated by the United States Navy, is seen departing Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials. Photo: Thiep Van Nguyen II/U.S. Navy/Abaca Press/TNS
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