Eyeing China, Biden and allies unveil nuclear-powered submarine plan for Australia

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By Steve Holland, Elizabeth Piper and David Brunnstrom SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – The leaders of the United States, Australia and Britain are unveiling plans on Monday to provide Australia with nuclear-powered attack submarines, a major step to counter China’s ambitions in the Indo-Pacific. U.S. President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will endorse details of the so-called AUKUS project, first announced in 2021, at the U.S. naval base in San Diego, California, principal home port of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Under the agreement, Australia …

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