Why China’s New Mini-Submarines could Be More Lethal than US’ Nuclear Subs in The Taiwan Strait

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China has been looking at options to take on AUKUS that will provide Australia with eight nuclear submarines. With 80 submarines, China has the highest proportion of submarines in relation to surface vessels than any other navy. However, China only has 6 nuclear-powered submarines and 67 conventionally-powered submarines. While US allies like Australia are investing in nuclear-powered submarines, China has decided to focus elsewhere.