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After Australia's landmark sub deal with the US and UK, an underwater arms race may heat up in the Pacific

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Sheean arrives for a port visit in Hobart, Australia, April 1, 2021.
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Indo-Pacific countries are interested in nuclear and non-nuclear subs and are developing, replacing, or expanding their fleets.
The growing number of underwater vessels makes competition between them more dangerous, says academic.
Australia's acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines from the United States and Britain will spark a complex naval competition in the Indo-Pacific above and below the water, according to...
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