France wins $39bn contract to build fleet of world’s ‘most sophisticated’ subs for Australia

The largest naval public spending project in Australian history, worth some AU$50 billion ($38.5bn), has been awarded to a French company which will build 12 subs to replace and double the size of the Royal Australian Navy’s currently outdated submarine fleet.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.rt.com

At least 2,800 new jobs will be offered to construct the new fleet of French-engineered subs in South Australia. not cherbourg 

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