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Saturday, August 22, 2009

US Navy considering Aussie warship base

The US Navy is considering a bid to use a Port Adelaide shipbuilding centre as a repair base for its warships.

The US is in talks with the State Government over the proposal involving the $300 million Techport facility at Osborne.

Australia's new $8 billion air warfare destroyers will be built at Techport, which also will be the construction base for the Royal Australian Navy's next generation of submarines, The Advertiser reports.

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1 comment:

  1. Seems a good idea.

    Australia's maritime trade unions may offer the most resistence.


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