The National Security Council of Japan on Monday approved disclosing some technical data on the nation’s submarine technology to Australia, which is conducting a feasibility study on possible joint development and production of its next-generation submarine fleet.

The data to be disclosed will include specifications and performances of a submarine that Japan could develop with Australia, a senior Defense Ministry official said.

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