Sinking billions on an outdated weapon

By Clive Williams
Updated March 8 2019 - 2:35pm, first published March 5 2019 - 12:09am

Australia is locked in to a diesel-electric submarine capability after signing a $50 billion "framework agreement" with French shipbuilding company DCNS to build 12 Shortfin Barracuda subs in Australia. It is said to be the largest, most complex defence-acquisition project in our history.

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