Australia's plan for new military might wins approval

Kirsten Lawson
By Kirsten Lawson
Updated July 2 2020 - 4:29am, first published July 1 2020 - 6:20am
An Australian F/A-18F Super Hornet lands during a joint Australian-Indonesian exercise in Sulawesi last year. The F/A-18F Super Hornets will carry new missiles. Picture: Colin Dadd, Defence

Australia's decision to beef up its missiles and munitions substantially to push back against China's regional aggression was greeted enthusiastically by defence analysts on Wednesday, who said the move was urgent.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

It's about the truth for me. That means asking questions. Then asking more questions. On the best days, we get answers.

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