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BAE SYSTEMS TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN THE DELIVERY OF AUKUS SUBMARINES
As part of the AUKUS trilateral agreement between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, BAE Systems will play a key role in helping Australia to acquire its first nuclear powered submarines.
BAE Systems recently announced that it will play a key role in helping Australia to acquire its first nuclear powered submarines, as part of the AUKUS trilateral agreement between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The three nations will deliver a trilaterally developed submarine, based on the UK’s next-generation design, incorporating technology from all three nations. Australia and the UK will operate SSN-AUKUS, as their submarines of the future, with construction expected to begin this decade.
BAE Systems has delivered five Astute class submarines to the UK Royal Navy, with the final two boats at advanced stages of construction at its shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness. The first three of four Dreadnought submarines are also under construction at the site and the Company’s engineers are undertaking early design work on the replacement for the Astute class under a £85m contract announced in September 2021.