France’s Naval Group is celebrating its biggest ever foreign sale with a $35bn deal to sell submarines to Australia. Lauren Fedor spoke to Jamie Smyth and Michael Peel about what’s behind Australia’s military upgrade and what it means for the French state-controlled company.


Contributors: Suzanne Blumson, executive editor, Lauren Fedor, creative producer, Jamie Smyth, Australia and Pacific Islands correspondent and Michael Peel, European diplomatic editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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