September 2014
Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter;Sep2014, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p66
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the call of Simon Todd, the head of the submarine Integrated Project Team, on the need for Australia to have a sovereign submarine capability. According to Todd, he expects Australia to sustain and operate its submarine capability without seeking permission from overly dependent nation states who's interests are not aligned with the country or its close allies. The sovereignty requirements are cited which include the need to o exercise independence and self-reliance.


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