February 11, 2019

Australia, France Sign $35.5 Billion Submarine Contract

By Franz-Stefan Gady
After a two-year delay, Australia has signed a production contract with a French shipbuilder for 12 new submarines.

December 13, 2018

Australia, France Close to Finalizing Agreement for $36 Billion Submarine Fleet

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Australia’s defense department and France’s Naval Group are expected to sign a strategic partnership agreement this month.
March 30, 2018

South Korea's Navy Leans Toward France's Barracuda-class Nuclear Attack Submarine

By Ankit Panda
A report commissioned by the South Korean Navy finds the French SSN attractive.

October 16, 2017

France in the Pacific: Growing Strategic Ties With Australia

By Grant Wyeth
Forging closer security ties with France seems to be Australia's best regional hedge against U.S. political instability.

October 04, 2017

Australia’s Government Under Attack Over Submarine Deal

By Franz-Stefan Gady
In a new report, experts urge Australian government to drop plans to procure French-made nuclear attack submarines.

December 21, 2016

Australia, France Sign Deal to Build 12 Submarines

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Australia and France have signed an intergovernmental agreement to build 12 submarines.
December 13, 2016

Australia, France Sign Classified Information Sharing Pact

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The bilateral agreement aims to support bilateral work on Australia’s so-called SEA 1000 Future Submarine Program.

June 10, 2016

Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Rapid technological changes in underwater warfare may make the submarine as we know it obsolete by the 2040s.

May 06, 2016

Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending

By Greg Austin
How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines?

April 29, 2016

What Japan Can Learn From Australia’s Submarine Decision

By Yuki Tatsumi
If Japan's next overseas defense bid is to succeed, Tokyo needs to make some changes.

April 27, 2016

Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs

By Franz-Stefan Gady
How did the onetime frontrunner fail in its bid to build Australia’s next-generation submarine?
April 26, 2016

Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines

By Helen Clark
A long process finally comes to an end.

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