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 23, 2016
Two Articles 1. Kuznetsov, 2. Nuclear South Korea, Will be Done
Great footage of Kuznetsov carrier operations.
Submarine Matters aims to do 2 articles once a wide range of regional Trump Won briefings to Government have ended. Submarine Matters articles will include.
1. Implications of Russian Carrier Kuznetsov Airstrikes
on Islamists in Syria, and
2. mainly South Korea Developing Nuclear Weapons and Propulsion