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Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
May 06, 2016
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines?
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
The Deceptively Simple Reason Australia Picked the Shortfin <em>Barracuda</em>
May 02, 2016
The Deceptively Simple Reason Australia Picked the Shortfin Barracuda
Did Australia go with DCNS to keep the SSN option open?
The Deceptively Simple Reason Australia Picked the Shortfin Barracuda
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
April 30, 2016
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
The Diplomat's defense editors discuss Australia's recent Collins-class replacement decision.
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
April 30, 2016
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
While the outcome is a missed opportunity, it’s worth remembering that bilateral ties are much more than a single deal.
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
April 27, 2016
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
How did the onetime frontrunner fail in its bid to build Australia’s next-generation submarine?
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
April 21, 2016
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
The Australian government has allegedly ruled out Japan's sub bid, according to an Australian media report.
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
April 20, 2016
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
Nichi Gou Trident produces a notable first.
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
Japan’s Deadliest Sub to Join Australia’s Navy in Military Drill
March 11, 2016
Japan’s Deadliest Sub to Join Australia’s Navy in Military Drill
Is Tokyo showcasing its high-tech submarine to boost its chances to win a major defense contract in Australia?
Japan’s Deadliest Sub to Join Australia’s Navy in Military Drill
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
March 05, 2016
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
When reading Australia's latest defense white paper, it's prudent to take stock of the greater picture.
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
Why Australia Should Go With Germany for Its Future Submarine Project
March 02, 2016
Why Australia Should Go With Germany for Its Future Submarine Project
The German offering for Australia's next-generation submarine requirement is unprecedented.
Why Australia Should Go With Germany for Its Future Submarine Project
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
November 19, 2015
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
As France, Germany, and Japan promote their bids, a look at Australia's wishlist for its next submarine class.
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
Could the French <em>Barracuda</em> Replace the Australian <em>Collins</em>-class Submarine?
November 02, 2015
Could the French Barracuda Replace the Australian Collins-class Submarine?
The French companies DCNS and Thales reveal their finalized bid for Australia’s SEA-1000 program.
Could the French Barracuda Replace the Australian Collins-class Submarine?
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
November 01, 2015
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
Why leasing U.S. boats might be Canberra’s best option.
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s <em>Collins</em>-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
October 14, 2015
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s Collins-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
The Swedish company Saab Kockums offers to upgrade Australia’s subs while Canberra decides who will replace them. Is it worth it?
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s Collins-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
Japan to Offer Australia Its Top-Secret Submarine Technology
October 07, 2015
Japan to Offer Australia Its Top-Secret Submarine Technology
Tokyo has disclosed additional details of its offer to replace the Royal Australian Navy's Collins-class subs.
Japan to Offer Australia Its Top-Secret Submarine Technology
Is Australia's New Prime Minster Bad News for Japan’s Submarine Bid?
September 28, 2015
Is Australia's New Prime Minster Bad News for Japan’s Submarine Bid?
Will Australia's leadership change throw a wrench into Japan's odds of winning the Collins replacement deal?
Is Australia's New Prime Minster Bad News for Japan’s Submarine Bid?
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