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Fast-tracking Australia toward nuclear subs

28 June 2022

8:00 AM

28 June 2022

8:00 AM

The path to Australia acquiring nuclear submarines is being portrayed as too steep. We could get ourselves one Virginia-class nuclear-propelled submarine within a year or two if we pursued a less formal approach. And then we could get another, and another, very quickly…

The Australian Submarine Officer Pipeline Act, for Australian sailors to train on US nuclear-powered submarines, recently became part of the US military budget negotiations.

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