Australia submarine acquisition

May 17, 2017

Australia Reveals New Shipbuilding Plan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The plan supports the most comprehensive regeneration of the Royal Australian Navy since the Second World War.

May 11, 2017

Australia to Increase Defense Budget

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The roughly 6 percent increase will help bring defense spending to two percent of GDP by 2021.
May 06, 2016

Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending

By Greg Austin
How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines?

April 29, 2016

What Japan Can Learn From Australia’s Submarine Decision

By Yuki Tatsumi
If Japan's next overseas defense bid is to succeed, Tokyo needs to make some changes.

April 27, 2016

Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs

By Franz-Stefan Gady
How did the onetime frontrunner fail in its bid to build Australia’s next-generation submarine?

April 26, 2016

Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines

By Helen Clark
A long process finally comes to an end.
April 21, 2016

Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Australian government has allegedly ruled out Japan's sub bid, according to an Australian media report.

April 12, 2016

Is Australia the Key to US Containment of China?

By Robert O. Freedman
Domestic factors may lead Australia to take a more active role in challenging Chinese assertiveness.

March 11, 2016

Japan’s Deadliest Sub to Join Australia’s Navy in Military Drill

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Is Tokyo showcasing its high-tech submarine to boost its chances to win a major defense contract in Australia?

February 26, 2016

Australia’s Defense Budget to Jump 81% Over Next Decade

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Canberra plans the most ambitious regeneration of its naval forces since World War II.

February 19, 2016

Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China

By Shannon Tiezzi
Julie Bishop is challenged on defense ties with Japan and the South China Sea during her visit to Beijing.
January 23, 2016

Has Germany Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A German bid is reportedly losing ground over technical concerns.

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