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Breaking French submarine contract a ‘bargain’ at $330m

Sky News Australia logo Sky News Australia 7/08/2019 Sky News Australia

Submarines For Australia's Gary Johnston says breaking a contract for French submarines at a cost of $330 million would be a “bargain”.

a large ship in a body of water © Provided by Australian News Channel Pty Ltd. Speaking to Sky News, Mr Johnston said the naval group making the submarines are “having a go of us” with their quote of $6 billion for the design of the machines.

Mr Johnston said Australia would be “far better off” buying existing French nuclear machines as they are “off the shelf”.

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