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Japan’s advanced attack Soryu submarine carried out drills with Australia’s navy Tuesday as a German company launched a campaign to advertise its expertise — part of a heated race for a 50 billion Australian dollar contract to build the country’s next submarine fleet.

Industry sources told Reuters the Australian government is speeding up its decision on the contract — France is the other major bidder — with a winner now expected to be announced by the end of the month.

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