Wednesday, September 29, 2021
USS Salt Lake City and USS Frank Cable
Navy

Australian Shipbuilders Debate Nuclear Reactor Safety In Wake Of Submarine Deal

By Matthew Burgess (Bloomberg) Australia’s surprise deal with the U.S. and Britain for nuclear-powered submarines has shaken its Asian neighbors and angered France. It’s also meeting resistance in the city chosen...

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 6208

Friday, September 24, 2021
Defense

French Shipbuilding Town in Shock Over Loss of Australian Submarine Order

By Richard Lough CHERBOURG, France, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Teaching assistant Georgina was settling into a new life in the shipbuilding town of Cherbourg with her Australian husband when Canberra...

September 24, 2021
Total Views: 5585

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
FNS Amethyste Crew
Navy

Australian Documents Showed French Submarine Project Was At Risk For Years

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) France shouldn’t have been surprised that Australia canceled a submarine contract, as major concerns about delays, cost overruns, and suitability had been aired officially and publicly...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 4635

Saturday, September 18, 2021
French President Macron visits Calanques National Park
Navy

In Escalation Over Nuclear Submarine Deal, France Recalls Envoys From U.S. And Australia

By John Irish (Reuters) France plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United States and Australia on Friday after it recalled its ambassadors from both countries over a trilateral...

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 2503

Electric Boat Submarine With Tug
Navy

Electric Boat Shipyard Gets Ready To Support Australian Nuclear Submarine Program

By Thomas Black (Bloomberg) The U.S., U.K. and Australia will each begin an 18-month review to identify how best to provide nuclear-submarine capabilities to the Australian Navy as part of a...

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 1847

Successor-class submarine
Navy

BAE Shipyard Wins UK Nuclear Submarine Contract

Britain awarded BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce Holdings 85 million pounds each to work on a new generation of nuclear submarines, a day after announcing a deal to supply such vessels to Australia.

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 1878

Thursday, September 16, 2021
navy nuclear reactor heads
Navy

Australia Gets Top US Navy Nuclear Secrets

Australia will be only the second country after Britain in 1958 to be given access to U.S. Navy's top secret information for building nuclear-powered submarines.

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 2657

Friday, April 29, 2016
Defense

How France Beat Out Japan to Clinch $40 Billion Submarine Deal

By Tim Kelly, Cyril Altmeyer and Colin Packham TOKYO/PARIS/SYDNEY, April 29 (Reuters) – In 2014, a blossoming friendship between Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe...

April 29, 2016
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Maritime News

France’s DCNS Beats Rival Bidders to Win $40 Billion Australian Submarine Deal

By Colin Packham, Nobuhiro Kubo and Tim Kelly SYDNEY/TOKYO, April 26 (Reuters) – France has beaten Japan and Germany to win a A$50 billion ($40 billion) deal to build a...

April 26, 2016
Total Views: 35