Last week, the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom announced the signing of a security agreement already known as AUKUS. One of the effects of this decision was the Australian government’s breach of the contract to purchase French submarines, which caused an outright diplomatic scandal. However, military experts say turning to more advanced nuclear ships from the US and UK is a better option for Australia.

  • The recently concluded trilateral military agreement between Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom violated the contract for the purchase of French submarines by Australia.
  • And instead of conventionally powered ships, Australia will receive nuclear boats from the United States
  • Here is a comparison between British, American and French submarines
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The Australian government’s unexpected decision to break the contract with France to supply conventional-powered submarines and the decision to acquire nuclear submarines from the United States and the United Kingdom provoked a strong reaction from Paris.