Uncertainty over when Australia’s nuclear submarines will be built | 7.30 – ABC News (Australia)

Uncertainty over when Australia’s nuclear submarines will be built | 7.30ABC News (Australia) Naval Group negotiations to drag on, Collins Class submarines get $ 381 million upgradeABC News View Full coverage on Google News .

Canceled French submarine program could cost taxpayers more than $ 5 billion

Australia’s torpedoed French submarine program could eventually cost taxpayers up to $ 5.5 billion, despite the contract being torn up well before construction was to begin. Key points: Defense says it does not have a firm final figure on how much canceling the deal will cost Australia has also torn up a $ 1.3 billion … Read more

LIVE: Albanese to give speech promising Labor will spend more on defense if it wins power | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: Albanese to give speech promising Labor will spend more on defense if it wins power | ABC NewsABC News (Australia) Albanese must be bold to take the nation on journey of reformSydney Morning Herald Labor to spend more on defense if it wins power, says Opposition Leader Anthony AlbaneseABC News View Full coverage on … Read more

Defense to grow to largest size since Vietnam War, increasing by nearly 20,000 people by 2040

Australia’s military will move towards a wartime footing under government plans to boost the number of uniformed personnel to almost 80,000 by 2040, amid strategic risks posed by China and Russia. Key points: The Coalition is proposing to grow the ADF by 18,500 uniformed personnel by 2040 Under the $ 38 billion plan, the military … Read more

Brisbane, Newcastle and Port Kembla shortlisted for nuclear submarine base on Australia’s east coast

A new submarine base will be built on Australia’s east coast to support the future nuclear-powered fleet being acquired under the AUKUS partnership, with Defense identifying Brisbane, Newcastle and Port Kembla as the most suitable locations. Key points: The Prime Minister will announce a new “future submarine base” for Australia’s east coast to accommodate a … Read more

Peter Dutton leaps to Scott Morrison’s defense as Malcolm Turnbull declares government in ‘plenty of trouble’

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the government led by his successor Scott Morrison is in “plenty of trouble” just months out from the federal election. Key points: Mr Turnbull believes his former federal coalition colleagues are struggling to be re-elected for a fourth term Defense Minister Peter Dutton has emphatically defended Scott Morrison The … Read more

Britain’s naval visit to Australia rises: Defense Secretary Peter Dutton confirms after AUKMIN meeting

The United Kingdom will continue to increase its naval visits to Australia, Defense Secretary Peter Dutton said after Friday’s AUKMIN meeting between the longtime allies. At Friday’s meeting in AUKMIN, Defense Secretary Peter Dutton said Britain would continue to increase its naval visits to Australia and deepen military cooperation. Sir. Dutton confirmed that “major rotations” … Read more

Nuclear submarines and closer interaction with the British military to dominate Australian talks with Britain

Closer military co-operation and possible base of British defense assets in Australia will be discussed when ministers from both nations hold long-awaited face-to-face talks in Sydney this week. Key points: British and Australian ministers will discuss the nuclear submarine agreement and new security threats This will be the countries’ first personal AUKMIN meeting since before … Read more

Nuclear submarines and closer interaction with the British military to dominate Australian talks with Britain

Closer military co-operation and possible base of British defense assets in Australia will be discussed when ministers from both nations hold long-awaited face-to-face talks in Sydney this week. Key points: British and Australian ministers will discuss the nuclear submarine agreement and new security threats This will be the countries’ first personal AUKMIN meeting since before … Read more

The Armed Forces is fighting to train nuclear scientists for ‘exciting roles’ on the AUKUS program

Students and government employees are lured with generous scholarships to study nuclear science and technology so they can begin “exciting roles” on the massive AUKUS submarine program. Key points: The Armed Forces expects to offer more than 300 scholarships The program will train graduates to work in the nuclear-powered submarine program The scholarships are worth … Read more