A new French nuclear submarine is seen in the Naval Group shipyard in Cherbourg, France in July 2019. Photo: AFP
A new French nuclear submarine is seen in the Naval Group shipyard in Cherbourg, France in July 2019. Photo: AFP

Aukus fallout: French submarine builder to send Australia invoice for scrapped ‘contract of the century’

  • France’s Naval Group is seeking compensation after Australia decided to go with nuclear-powered vessels from the US and Britain instead
  • Australia had previously complained that the project was years late and well over budget

Topic |   Aukus alliance
A new French nuclear submarine is seen in the Naval Group shipyard in Cherbourg, France in July 2019. Photo: AFP
A new French nuclear submarine is seen in the Naval Group shipyard in Cherbourg, France in July 2019. Photo: AFP
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