Japanese submarines and why we need to make sure we don’t end up with the submarine equivalent of coal-fired power stations – on The Strategist, the blog of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.
The government’s shambolic approach to acquiring Australia’s Future Submarine is alarmingly incoherent and lacking in process. My latest piece for The Monthly.
My article for the August issue of The Monthly on the complex policy and urgent timing of the decisions on Australia’s Future Submarines. Print edition in newsagents from August 1.
HMAS Farncomb (not seen) doing what subs do best…
HMAS Dechaineux leading HMAS Waller and HMAS Sheean.
HMAS Farncomb underwater, sitting on the sea bed…
A photo from ASPI’s submarine conference – I’m in the middle there between the UK Defence attache to the left and an executive from Northrop Grumman (hidden) on the right and some senior Americans I never did meet. We’re listening to Defence Minister David Johnston.