Shortcuts / 23 September 2021


Australia will join a new security alliance with the United Kingdom and the United States to share their top-secret technology, which means we can build our own nuclear-powered subs. And France isn’t too happy about it… So in this Squiz Shortcut, we take you through why submarines are such a big deal in defense, the contention around nuclear, what’s happening with the French, and our chequered history with getting subs built.

Squiz recommends:

ABC Radio National: Submarines: ‘The history and future underwater warfare’

Vigil – available on Foxtel or Binge

Greyhound – available on Apple TV

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