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Is Canada back on the world stage - or irrelevant?

Beijing News 07 Feb 2023
"Canada is back," Justin Trudeau proclaimed triumphantly just after being elected prime minister in 2015 ... When the vote came down in 2020, Canada lost to Norway and Ireland ... It is box-checking ... It's focused on the sharing of nuclear submarine technology, advanced cyber, hypersonics, electronic warfare, artificial intelligence and quantum technologies.
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Russia Loses World's Largest Nuclear Submarine

Newsweek 06 Feb 2023
There had been speculation over the fate of the Dmitry Donskoy, which was first launched in 1980 ....
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India's Aircraft Carriers Key to Indo-Pacific Strategy

Voa News 06 Feb 2023
Like China, India has nuclear weapons and has been building nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines as part of its "nuclear triad" of air, sea and land-based platforms. It currently has two such subs and plans for two more, as well as nuclear-powered attack submarines.
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India’s aircraft carriers key to Indo-Pacific strategy

Asahi News 06 Feb 2023
Like China, India has nuclear weapons and has been building nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines as part of its “nuclear triad” of air, sea and land-based platforms. It currently has two such subs and plans for two more, as well as nuclear-powered attack submarines.
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India opens largest helicopter factory in new defence push

Dawn 06 Feb 2023
Asia’s third-largest economy also became only one of six countries with nuclear strike capabilities on land, sea and air after it tested a ballistic missile from its first indigenous nuclear-powered submarine. India has fought wars and has long-standing border disputes with both its nuclear-armed neighbours, arch-rival Pakistan and China ... .
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Joe Biden, joined by Yoon Suk Yeol and Gen. Paul J LaCamera delivers remarks on the Combat Operations floor at Osan Air Base
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Possible nuclear armament for South Korea

Korea Times 06 Feb 2023
President Yoon Suk Yeol said recently that if North Korea's nuclear threats continued to worsen, South Korea would need to consider redeploying U.S. tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea and possibly establish its own nuclear armament ... has supported Australia's nuclear-powered submarine development, it should do the same for South Korea.
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Russia’s Next-Best Submarine Dwarfs Largest in U.S. Fleet

Tacoma News Tribune 06 Feb 2023
With Russia's best and largest nuclear submarine now out of commission, the next-best option in its submersible fleet still dwarfs the largest U.S. crafts in some regards. Following months of ... .
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Unions express doubt over AUKUS deal

The Daily Telegraph Australia 06 Feb 2023
... submarines is being criticised by its union allies.
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Future USS Augusta expected to be commissioned in Maine

Bangor Daily News 06 Feb 2023
The ship’s skipper, Cmdr ... There have been several warships bearing the Augusta name. The last warship named for Augusta was a Los Angeles Class nuclear-powered Navy submarine that was decommissioned in 2009 ... ....
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Asia’s dangerous new arms race

New Statesman 06 Feb 2023
China and North Korea are building up their military strength and their nuclear arsenals ... Australia is constructing nuclear-powered submarines ... For the first time in three decades, South Korea has said it will consider acquiring its own nuclear weapons if the threat from Pyongyang continues to grow, and it is stepping up military drills with the US.
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US hails progress in getting Australia nuclear-powered submarines ‘at the earliest possible date’

The Observer 05 Feb 2023
Australia and the US have made “significant progress” towards getting Australia a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines “at the earliest possible date”, the US defence secretary, Lloyd Austin, said on Saturday ... submarine capability at the earliest possible date,” he said.
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Royal Navy sailors rushed to hospital after drinking contaminated water on ship

Metro UK 05 Feb 2023
Submarine hunter HMS Portland was forced to cancel its mission and return to a naval base in Portsmouth after chemicals were thought to have leaked into the ship’s fresh water system ... Nuclear submarine ‘repaired with super glue’ sparking Trident alert.
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The Ukraine proxy war — and new PH risks

The Manila Times 05 Feb 2023
In Ukraine, those dreams turned into ashes, while nuclear risks soared with military alliances ... Nuclear risks of 'major non-NATO ally'. Galvez tried to allay nuclear fears on the EDCA expansion ... Furthermore, the US, the UK and Australia may unveil a nuclear submarine plan under the trilateral Aukus when their leaders gather in Washington in mid-March.

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File - Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, left, rides on a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Type 10 tank during a review at the JGSDF Camp Asaka in Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. Kishida’s Cabinet approved record 5.4 trillion yen ($47 billion) budget Friday, Dec. 24, for fiscal 2022 that includes researches and development into future fighter jets and other “game-changer” arsenals as Japan bolsters its arms capability amid China's rise and its tension with Taiwan.
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