Aukus announce development of nuclear powered submarine 'SSN Aukus'

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Joe Biden, Rishi Sunak and Anthony Albanese unveiled details of a program to supply Australia with nuclear-powered onslaught submarines, a large measurement aimed astatine countering China's ambitions successful the Indo-Pacific. The archetypal of the caller vessels are expected to beryllium seaworthy by the extremity of 2030s, with Australia receiving theirs successful the aboriginal 2040s Aukus atomic submarine woody loophole prompts proliferation fears Size of UK's atomic submarine fleet could treble nether Aukus plans Aukus: atomic submarines woody volition outgo Australia up to $368bn