BAE Systems awarded £4 billion UK contract for Aukus submarine programme
The US, Australia and Britain unveiled details of the Aukus plan to provide Australia with nuclear-powered attack submarines from the early 2030s to counter China's ambitions in the Indo-Pacific.
Australia 'confident' on nuclear submarines as defence, foreign ministers meet
Australia has agreed to invest US$3 billion in the US submarine industrial base as part of Aukus.
Aukus nuclear submarine cost includes 50% fund for unexpected overruns
A report showed most of the cost of the submarine programme incurred in the two decades from 2033.
China says Aukus nuclear submarine pact may spark arms race
The US, Australia and Britain unveiled details of a plan to provide Australia with nuclear-powered attack submarines from the early 2030s to counter China's ambitions in the Indo-Pacific.
Aukus, mental health of police on the agenda at Dewan Rakyat
Several bills will also be tabled for a second reading, including the Revision of Sentence of Death and Imprisonment for Natural Life (Temporary Jurisdiction of the Federal Court) Bill 2023.
China, Australia defence officials hold first formal meeting since 2019
The talks were helpful in developing a stable relationship between their militaries, the Chinese defence ministry said, and further enhanced mutual understanding.
Australia PM defends Aukus submarine deal against critics
Anthony Albanese says the deal is necessary given the buildup of Chinese military power in the region.
China warns Aukus allies on 'path of error and danger' with subs pact
Britain and Australia will embark on building a new model, also nuclear-powered and carrying conventional weapons, dubbed the SSN-Aukus.
Australia to buy US nuclear subs in ambitious new pact
While Australia has ruled out deploying atomic weapons, its submarine plan marks a significant new stage in the confrontation with China.
Nuclear submarine construction to generate thousands of jobs in Australia
Government modelling showed 20,000 jobs, including 8,500 in submarine construction, would be created in Australia over 30 years, reports show.
Australia state says first Aukus nuclear submarines could be built overseas
Adelaide was chosen as the base in 2016 when France won a US$33 billion deal to build 12 submarines for Australia before Canberra ditched that in favour of Aukus, causing fury in Paris.
Australia, US, Britain leaders to meet, submarine deal expected
After 18 months of negotiations, it is anticipated that Australia will reveal plans to obtain eight nuclear-powered submarines.