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The nuclear technology behind Australia’s Aukus submarine deal

8 mins | Sep 23, 2021
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Understanding the new agreement. Opting to go down the nuclear route has many advantages but also throws up challenges. Australia’s decision to procure nuclear-powered submarines from Britain and the US while abandoning a deal with France has been controversial. Sylvia Pfeifer, Demetri Sevastopulo and Anna Gross explain the main questions surrounding the new deal and the differences it has with the French agreement.
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