Submarine Matters provides an expanding database on submarines worldwide. Australia should contract in 2016 to only buy a batch of 6 Shortfins - then, in the 2030s, decide whether to buy: 6 more Shortfins or 6 Barracuda SSNs or 4 Virginia SSNs. With increasing numbers of Chinese, Russian and Indian SSNs in Australia's region Australia's Shortfins cannot attain any 2016 Defence White Paper goal of being "regionally superior". Australia would need to buy SSNs to be "superior".
November 9, 2016
"TRUMP HAS WON" INCREASING FEAR IN 20 MINUTES
What unpredictable Trump does next worries many. Illustrated by this Lithuanian "hot sweet lovin Putin" mural.
(at Wednesday, 9 November 2016 at 5.05AM GREENWICH TIME (GMT))