President Biden announces Australian nuclear-powered submarine deal to counter China #Shorts

Australia will buy three to five nuclear-powered attack submarines from the U.S. as part of the AUKUS partnership to counter China, President Biden said.

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The United States will spend billions of dollars expanding its ability to produce nuclear-powered attack submarines as part of a landmark security deal with Australia and the United Kingdom that President Joe Biden detailed Monday.

The announcement, made at a naval base in San Diego with the leaders of the three nations, came 18 months after the creation of the AUKUS partnership to counter China’s growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region. The deal will provide Australia with nuclear-powered attack submarines, which can stay underwater longer than conventionally powered ones and are harder to detect.

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