Personally, I believe the only reason the Australian government is scrapping the French diesel subs for the nuclear is that there is a Federal election next year. These pollies only care for votes or so it seems. Diesel subs NEVER was a good idea! So, with elections looming the Australian government says we are now going nuclear! These are the same people that have crippled the economy and kept most of its citizens in house arrest for over a year!
The new alliance was announced by President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a joint virtual press conference from each of their capitals.
The first move under this partnership, called “AUKUS,” will be for the United States and the UK to support Australia in acquiring nuclear-powered submarines, according to a joint statement by the three governments.’https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_breakingnews/us-uk-australia-announce-new-security-partnership-amid-rising-chinese-influence_3999725.html?utm_source=newsnoe&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=breaking-2021-09-16-1&mktids=508f467f19adfe8d56d992ec9d22d0c7&est=pQ4jqnQ2w8eFKzalp3Efhmwzxa6DWa8JMiSwS%2BurMWUNpWZzAHmlZxjg5ZgL6bz2Kg%3D%3D