Submarine Acquisition in Australia

James Goldrick

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    Australia's submarine acquisition programme is one of the most ambitious in the region. It is framed by the country's relationship with Southeast Asia in an era of increased tension in the South China Sea and rising tension between China and the USA. Australia faces a considerable challenge in matching technological and industrial capability, competing demands on its economy, the domestic political scene and its operational requirements. This unique combination of challenges is compared with the experience of the smaller navies of Southeast Asia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationNaval Modernisation in Southeast Asia, Part Two
    Editors Geoffrey Till, Collin Koh Swee Lean
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    ISBN (Print)9783319583907
    Publication statusPublished - 2017


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