Australian Navy Faces Major Hurdles in Building AUKUS Attack Boats, Says Defense Review

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Benjamin Stewart participates in an Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise with a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine during Exercise ARC21 in 2021. Royal Australian Navy Photo

The Royal Australian Navy faces the greatest challenge of the Australian Defense Force as it pursues a nuclear-powered submarine fleet, according to the nation’s latest defense blueprint.

Building the new boats under the AUKUS agreement is central to Australia’s new strategy of denial...

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