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France torpedoes German and Japanese submarine bids

26th April 2016 - 08:05 GMT | by Mike Yeo in Melbourne

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France’s DCNS has been selected as winner of Australia’s AU$50 billion (US$38.5 billion) Project Sea 1000 Future Submarine programme. 

The Cherbourg-based shipbuilder will help design and build Australia’s class of 12 submarines to replace six Collins class boats in Royal Australian Navy (RAN) service.

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