Canberra needs to attend to air force requirements before focusing on the navy's
Australian defense procurement is in a strongly aviation-centered phase. In the next few years, the government is due to approve acquisitions of around 60 combat aircraft, a fleet of maritime surveillance drones and complementary force of manned patrol aircraft. Apart from having to replace old aircraft that are wearing out, the government needs to clear the deck of air force requirements before turning its budgetary attention next decade to the navy, whose forthcoming submarine program ...
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