The USS Oklahoma City returns to the naval base in Guam in August 2021. Photo: US Navy via AP
The USS Oklahoma City returns to the naval base in Guam in August 2021. Photo: US Navy via AP

US in talks to build nuclear-powered submarines for Australia, media report says

  • The aim is to provide Australia with an initial fleet by the mid-2030s, the article says, citing Western officials
  • The leaders of the Aukus alliance, meanwhile, say they have made ‘significant progress’ towards Australia acquiring a nuclear-powered submarine

The USS Oklahoma City returns to the naval base in Guam in August 2021. Photo: US Navy via AP
The USS Oklahoma City returns to the naval base in Guam in August 2021. Photo: US Navy via AP
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