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Australia wants navy boats with lots of weapons, but no crew. Will they run afoul ...

Phys Dot Org 21 Feb 2024
These rights establish where ships can go in the ocean and what they can do when they are there ... In , the more convincing argument is that uncrewed vessels like the ones Australia plans to purchase should count as ships and vessels.
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Australia unveils its navy of the future

Asiatimes 21 Feb 2024
Called “Tier 2” ships, they will be designed for anti-submarine warfare and used to secure seaborne trade routes, Australia’s northern maritime approaches and to escort the Navy’s amphibious ships.
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Australia says to build biggest navy since World War II

The Jordan Times 21 Feb 2024
Under the plan, Australia will get a navy of 26 major surface combatant ships, up from 11 today ... The plan would see Australia increase its defence spending to 2.4 per cent of gross domestic product, above the 2 per cent target set by its NATO allies.
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End the practice of shipping livestock by sea

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Feb 2024
This week Cape Town was filled with the stench of 19 000 cattle in distress on the Al Kuwait ship heading from Brazil to Iraq ... A recent case saw cattle on a ship that docked in Australia subjected to high temperatures and humidity.
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Funding for Adelaide’s ship building future secured

The Daily Telegraph Australia 21 Feb 2024
After months of speculation, the future of South Australia's ship building program has been decided ... at The Advertiser's Defending Australia Forum.
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Australia outlines plans for biggest army since World War II

Independent online (SA) 20 Feb 2024
Under the plan, Australia will get a navy of 26 major surface combatant ships, up from 11 today ... The plan would see Australia increase its defence spending to 2.4 percent of gross domestic product, above the two percent target set by its NATO allies.
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Australia to double fleet of warships amid arms race

Hong Kong Standard 20 Feb 2024
Under the plan, Australia will get a navy of 26 major surface combatant ships, up from 11 today ... The plan would see Australia increase its defense spending to 2.4 percent of gross domestic product, above the 2 percent target set by its NATO allies.
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Australia unveils plan for largest navy buildup since World War II

CNN 20 Feb 2024
In the ABC interview, Parker noted that there was a “period of risk” for Australia in the plan, in that some older ships will be retired before new ones come online ... “We won’t see a ship in the water until 2031, assuming this plan stays to timeline.
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‘Absolute disaster’: Previous governments left ADF budget in ‘terrible state’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 20 Feb 2024
“You may not want to hear it, but the previous government’s ship-building plan was an absolute disaster,” Mr Hellyer told Sky News Australia host Peta Credlin.
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Australia to double warships for 'biggest navy' since WWII

LBC International 20 Feb 2024
Australia said on Tuesday it would boost its defense spending by an additional A$11.1 billion ($7.25 billion) over the next decade to procure six 'optionally crewed' warships and 11 new frigates, as it aims to double its fleet of combat-ready ships.
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Australia boosts defence spending, aims to double warships

Philenews 20 Feb 2024
Australia will also take steps to accelerate the procurement of 11 general-purpose frigates to replace the ageing ANZAC-class ships, with the first three to be built overseas and expected to enter service before 2030.
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Australia plans naval expansion as regional tensions mount

Stars and Stripes 20 Feb 2024
Simultaneously, Australia is working with the U.S ... US, Australian, Japanese ships maneuver for short exercise in South China Sea Australia sends sailors to Guam for US Navy nuclear submarine training.
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Australia to modernise navy under $11 billion plan

The Daily Telegraph Australia 20 Feb 2024
Australia will take a gamble on a new fleet of drone ships under an $11 billion plan to modernise the Navy.
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