Courtney: Great potential in Australian industrial base, but will take work

By Audrey Decker / April 29, 2022 at 1:28 PM
The Australia-U.K.-U.S. partnership has the potential to aid U.S submarines, but it will be a "huge job" for Australia's industrial base, according to a prominent House lawmaker. Australia has announced it will build a submarine base on the East Coast of the country, likely in Brisbane, according to House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Joe Courtney (D-CT). Courtney is helping to form a bipartisan legislative group, the “Australian working group,” to promote AUKUS, he said. “I think...

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