Leaked submarine plans force probes in India and France

Leaked plans for a new submarine fleet destined for the Indian navy have provoked a flurry of investigations and speculation Wednesday about how the classified information came to light.

French bid beats Japanese, German ones for new Australia submarines

Australia's future submarine fleet will be built by French defence firm DCNS, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Tuesday, in a decision closely watched internationally as other major Asian powers bolster their own armed forces.