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Australia has partnered with which countries to develop nuclear-powered submarines?
A)
US and UK
B)
India and US
C)
UK and France
D)
France and Germany

Correct Answer : Option (A) - US and UK


Australia will build a fleet of nuclear submarines as part of a new security partnership with the United States and United Kingdom, dubbed AUKUS.
 
The dramatic move is a response to the growing threat of China and will be seen as provocative by that country.
 
In an early morning address at Parliament House, part of a three-way virtual appearance with US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia, the US and the UK had “always seen the world through a similar lens”.
 
“Our world is becoming more complex, especially here in our region, the Indo-Pacific.

Published On : September 17, 2021
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