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Hypersonic missiles and Australia's futuristic defence exploits

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By Elliot Williams
July 1 2020 - 2:00pm
A test rocket mounted to a launcher for a hypersonic test at Woomera. Picture: Department of Defence

Australia is going to dramatically increase its defence spending by $270 billion over the next decade, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Wednesday.

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Elliot Williams

Canberra Times journalist

I've been a reporter with The Canberra Times since 2017 and as a proud Canberran it's been an honour to tell the stories of my hometown. I'm currently reporting on the public service and examining the ins and outs of a very important part of our city. Email: elliot.williams@canberratimes.com.au

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