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Australia’s submarine fleet – build or lease?

Michael McLaren

Michael is joined by Dennis Richardson AO, Former secretary of the Department of Defence / Former Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Ambassador to the United States from 2005 to 2009, who supports nuclear subs in principle, but is sceptical about building them in Adelaide.

 

Mr Richardson says ‘the government should not allow domestic political considerations to compro­mise a national en­terprise.’

 

‘In terms of cost and schedule, it would make sense for the first one or two boats to be substantially built overseas.’

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