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US News Australian submarine contract. "Great disappointment" of French Naval Group

02:15  16 september  2021
02:15  16 september  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

South Korea launched its first Miss-Sol Ballistic Miss

 South Korea launched its first Miss-Sol Ballistic Miss This shot illustrates Seoul's willingness to strengthen its defense against North Korea with nuclear power © AFP a North Korean missile shot at the South Korean television in Seoul, October 2, 2019.

Australia will reportedly get access to UK and US technology to build a new fleet of nuclear-powered submarines , which would make us only the seventh country in the world to field submarines propelled by nuclear reactors. This has also raised speculation we will ditch our bn submarine deal with (In 2016 the federal government tapped French shipbuilder Naval Group to build 12 new Attack-class submarines under a bn program, but this deal has been plagued by delays, cost blowouts and disputes.) So far, we know Australian federal cabinet ministers were summoned to a secret meeting

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Ce contrat représente 50 milliards de dollars australiens (31 milliards d'euros) . © Archives Ouest-France. This contract represents 50 billion Australian dollars (€ 31 billion).

The decision of Australia to have nuclear propulsion submarines in partnership with the United States and the United Kingdom is a "great disappointment" for Naval Group.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Wednesday that his country would have nuclear propulsion submarines as part of a new partnership in the Indo-Pacific region in concert with the United States and the United Kingdom. -United.

"The first major initiative of (this new pact called) + Aukus + will be to deliver a nuclear-propulsion submarine fleet to Australia," he said, appearing in videoconference with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson , and with the President Joe Biden at the White House.

biden embersed Australia and the United Kingdom in a new strategic alliance

 biden embersed Australia and the United Kingdom in a new strategic alliance © AFP L ES USA, who seek to strengthen all-round their alliances against China, announced Wednesday with Australia and the United Kingdom A large security partnership in the Indo-Pacific area, which could mislead the French ambitions in the region.

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Australian $ 50 billion contract

The decision of Australia to have nuclear-propulsion submarines in partnership with the United States and the United Kingdom constitutes a "great disappointment" for Naval Group, Reacted Wednesday the French defense industrialist, who sees a contract of Australian $ 50 billion (€ 31 billion) torpedo by this ad.

"The Commonwealth of Australia did not wish to initiate the next phase of the program, which is a great disappointment for Naval Group which proposed to Australia a conventional submarine of regional superiority with exceptional performance," said The group in a declaration transmitted to AFP.

"Naval Group also offered Australia sovereignty in this area by making commitments ever taken by any industrialists with the transfer of local technology, content and employment", pleads the industrialist. Naval Group had been selected in 2016 by Canberra to provide 12 conventional (non-nuclear) submarines derived from future French Nuclear submarines Barracuda.

Washington attempts to appease the IRE of Paris in the Australian submarine case

 Washington attempts to appease the IRE of Paris in the Australian submarine case © AFP / Archives a ccused by France from giving her a "blow in the back" by torpedening the "contract of the "French submarines to Australia, the United States of Joe Biden tried Thursday to avoid an open crisis with Paris, without succeeding in soothing his anger. "France is a vital partner" in the Indo-Pacific region "and in many other areas," said American diplomacy Antony Blinken. "It was the case for a long time, and it will be the case in the future," he said.

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Today in Naval History - Naval / Maritime Events in History 6 January 1941 - Operation Excess begun Operation Excess was a series In the early morning of 6 January 1945, a large Allied force commanded by Admiral Jesse B. Oldendorf began approaching the shores of Lingayen. U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy warships began bombarding suspected Japanese positions along the coast of Lingayen from their position in Lingayen Gulf for three days.

"The analysis of the consequences of this sovereign Australian decision will be conducted with the Commonwealth of Australia in the coming days," says Naval Group. The French industrialist had for several months under the fire of criticisms in Australia where we denounce the additional costs of the program, denied by Naval Group.

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"For five years, Naval Group's teams in France as in Australia, and those of our partners, have fully mobilized. They gave the best of themselves and Naval Group honored all its commitments, "said the industrialist. Submarines were to be built in Australia and the industrialist had committed that 60% of the value of the contract be spent in Australia and creating nearly 1,800 jobs in Australia in the coming years.

The Australian Ministry of Defense mentioned in early June the threat of a "plan B" in case of failure of the negotiations of the next phase of the contract, called "Basic Design" of the buildings. The Australian authorities intended to be concluded by the end of September.

Submarine crisis: Blinken recalls that "France is a vital partner"

 Submarine crisis: Blinken recalls that © Tom Williams Antony Blinken before the American Foreign Affairs Committee in Washington on 14 September. In full Voltage with France Antony Blinken makes rhyme "diplomacy" with "hugging therapy". While the French government is mounted to the niche Thursday following the announcement of an alliance with the United States the United Kingdom and Australia dropping a juicy contract by nearly 56 billion euros Between Canberra and French Naval Group , Washington tries to reassure Paris.

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Looking at how the Millerites dealt with their Great Disappointment gives an insight into how believers navigate what the philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre calls “epistemological crises.” As they are gradually disentangled from politics, they come to be thought of as more truly “religious.” Making sense of disappointment. Whether or not movements like Millerism can move past great disappointments depends in part on the interpretive tools available within the group and the ingenuity of adherents in explaining away their own unfulfilled expectations.

At the end of a meeting "2 + 2" between the defense ministers and foreign affairs of the two countries, on August 30, France and Australia still stated in a common statement their will " Deepen cooperation in the field of the defense industry "and" emphasized the importance of the future submarine program "linking both countries.

"France, a key ally," says Canberra's foot change is therefore a major setback for the Indo-Pacific strategy put in place by the

President Emmanuel Macron

, based on close partnerships with the India and Australia and whose Australian submarine contract was a figurehead facing the Chinese ambitions in the region. The United States hopes to "work closely with France and other key players" in the Indo-Pacific region, "said US President Joe Biden on Wednesday by announcing a new partnership in this strategic area with Australia and the United Kingdom.

"France, in particular, has an important presence in Indo-Pacific and it is a partner and a key ally," said Biden. The new trilateral pact must allow Australia to have nuclear-powered submarines, which could question a huge order of about 31 billion euros spent by Canberra to France.

submarines. For Bruno the Mayor, Europe can no longer rely on the US for its protection .
© West-France / Thomas Brégardis The Suffren, a French submarine type Barracuda, in July 2019 during his inauguration in Cherbourg. After the submarine crisis and the withdrawal of Afghanistan, the Minister of the Economy Bruno The Mayor believes that the United States should not be rely on to ensure the protection of Europe. He calls on the European Union to build its strategic independence.

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