Australia Launches First Hobart Class Destroyer

BEIJING – Australian government shipbuilder ASC has launched the first of its three Hobart Class air defense destroyers, which are under construction in an AUS$8.455 billion ($6.59 billion) program that is running more than two years late. Program member BAE Systems, meanwhile, says its Melbourne...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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