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The smart money is that in defending Australia we will be on our own. Part 3

…both the submarine and the frigate projects into a comprehensive force structure review. For example: The budget for Attack class submarine is now about $50 billion at constant 2016 prices,… (Search hits: 11 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 2000.63) Continue reading

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Part 2. Australia’s Defence Strategy: built-in resistance to change

…at attractive prices. Australia did not acquire submarines until the Royal Navy submarine squadron operating out of Sydney was withdrawn in the late 1960s. Since the British withdrew from commitments… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 434.92) Continue reading

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Sharp-edged but sophisticated diplomacy needs to underpin our defence strategy Part 1

…USN Submarine Force is superior to that of the PLA Navy, America currently has too few submarines. Over a number of years, war games demonstrate that America could only prevail… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 434.92) Continue reading

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Australian submarines operating in the South China Sea is a very provocative and very bad idea.

…should do what the Commander of the US Submarine Force wants with our submarines. This is a very bad idea. The unnamed Commander says his submarine force operates in an… (Search hits: 6 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 1043.81) Continue reading

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Exorbitant cost of the Coalition’s renewed interest in manufacturing

Stanford noted: ‘Car manufacturing, the imminent loss of which may cost an estimated 200,000 jobs, has an effective rate of assistance (ERA) of less than 8%. The proposed submarine acquisition… (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 695.87) Continue reading

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What should Australian submarines do? – Response to Brian Toohey

…of deterring an attack by a major power. Because of a submarine’s stealth and ability to act as a force multiplier, it is probably the most important military asset in… (Search hits: 12 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 2174.6) Continue reading

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In for a penny, in for a pound: $90 billion for an obsolete submarine fleet

So much for Australian sovereignty. We are locked out of repairing key US components of our subs’ computer systems, and the Coalition has committed our submarine fleet to the extraordinarily… (Search hits: 4 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 782.86) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. A Response to Michael McKinley on Future Submarines

…An AUV needs a mother submarine and that submarine would be much more effective in the role if it were nuclear powered. This would give it the speed to accommodate… (Search hits: 10 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 1913.65) Continue reading

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MICHAEL McKINLEY. Arse-backwards: the now unmistakeable nature of the Future Submarine programme by refusing to ask the prior questions. Part 1 of 5.

…according to logic and empirically sound evidence. Insofar as bringing to light the multi-flawed processes of deciding who is to design and build the future submarine, and what this entails… (Search hits: 2 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 434.92) Continue reading

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MIKE SCRAFTON. Future Submarines and Future War

The SEA1000 Future Submarine project is back in the news following the ANOA report. Jon Stanford has demonstrated how badly this acquisition project is flawed. How government imagines the submarines… (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 695.87) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD: Second rate leadership: Future Submarine Part 4 of 4

…JON STANFORD.- Second rate leadership. Part 1 of 4 JON STANFORD: Second rate leadership Part 2 of 4: Defence JON STANFORD: Second rate leadership: Future Submarine Part 3 of 4… (Search hits: 26 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 4784.12) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD: Second rate leadership: Future Submarine Part 3 of 4

…supported by Gary Johnston, owner of the Submarines for Australia website.   See JON STANFORD.- Second rate leadership. Part 1 of 4 and JON STANFORD: Second rate leadership Part 2… (Search hits: 13 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 2522.54) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD: Second rate leadership Part 2 of 4: Defence  

…of a carrier battlegroup and provide anti-air, anti-missile and anti-submarine defence for the aircraft carrier. Australia does not have any carrier battlegroups or, indeed, an aircraft carrier to defend. But… (Search hits: 4 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 869.84) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. Comment on Mike Scrapton’s article ‘The casual talk of war’.

…position is well understood in Washington. Jon Stanford is a Director of Insight Economics and principal author of last year’s report – Australia’s Future Submarine: Getting this Key Capability Right…. (Search hits: 2 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 521.9) Continue reading

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JOHN MENADUE. We are paying an enormous price to keep Christopher Pyne in Parliament

…new naval shipbuilding in SA, see Jon Stanford in ‘JON STANFORD. Business welfare under the Coalition: two case studies (1)’ and ‘JON STANFORD. Business welfare under the Coalition: two case… (Search hits: 7 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 1217.78) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. The Future Submarine: Time for a Review

…for a conventional submarine (SSK). Granted, Australia’s preferred submarine was over twice the size of most SSKs, but even a large contemporary submarine, Japan’s Soryu class, has a sail away… (Search hits: 23 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 4262.22) Continue reading

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MIKE SCRAFTON. Rethinking Strategic Policy

…of hostilities. This brings us to the submarines and the recent piece by Michael Keating and Jon Stanford. Michael and Jon judge that, ‘To move away from self-reliance, however, would… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 521.9) Continue reading

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MICHAEL KEATING AND JON STANFORD. Australia’s strategic risks and future defence policy; Part 2: Future defence strategy, capability and submarines

…anti-submarine capability. In the future, we would need these aircraft, particularly the P-8, in significantly greater numbers. The exception, however, is the most important aircraft, namely the F-35 joint strike… (Search hits: 13 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 2348.57) Continue reading

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MICHAEL KEATING and JON STANFORD. Australia’s strategic risks and future defence policy (Part 1 of 2)

Part 1: Australia’s strategic environment and the US alliance Two years ago the government selected the French company Naval Group to design Australia’s future submarine (FSM). We were highly critical… (Search hits: 2 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 434.92) Continue reading

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JOHN MENADUE. The end of car manufacturing in Australia

…less secure. Comparing the motor vehicle industry and the proposed new naval shipbuilding in SA, Jon Stanford in ‘JON STANFORD. Business welfare under the Coalition: two case studies (1)’ and… (Search hits: 9 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 1565.71) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. Australia’s Future Submarine. Part 3 of 3. Responding to the criticisms

submarine (FSM). The report, Australia’s Future Submarine: Getting This Key Capability Right, was commissioned by Gary Johnston, a Sydney businessman and owner of the website, submarinesforaustralia. This final post (of… (Search hits: 16 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 3044.44) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. Australia’s Future Submarine; Part 2 of 3 : Addressing the problems in a second-best world

submarine (FSM). The report, Australia’s Future Submarine: Getting This Key Capability Right, was commissioned by Gary Johnston, a Sydney businessman and owner of the website, submarinesforaustralia. This second post (of… (Search hits: 16 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 3044.44) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. Australia’s Future Submarines: A response to Christopher Pyne

Last week at the National Press Club, Hugh White launched a report by Insight Economics, Australia’s Future Submarine: Getting This Key Capability Right, of which I was the principal author…. (Search hits: 7 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 1391.74) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. Australia’s Future Submarine – Part 1: The problems

submarine (FSM). The report, Australia’s Future Submarine: Getting This Key Capability Right, was commissioned by Gary Johnston, a Sydney businessman and owner of the website, submarinesforaustralia. Much of our early… (Search hits: 14 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 2696.5) Continue reading

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JOHN MENADUE. The submarine mess that Pearls and Irritations has high lighted for 18 months.

…Barracuda – class submarines. 26/4/2016 Jon Stanford. French submarines and the East and South China Seas – why?. 6/5/2016 Jon Stanford and John Menadue. The submarine confusion continues. Is the… (Search hits: 41 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 7219.67) Continue reading

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JOHN MENADUE. Malcolm Turnbull – Mr. 300%. (Repost from 18 November 2016)

…against China is likely to make us less secure. Comparing the motor vehicle industry and the proposed new naval shipbuilding in SA, Jon Stanford in ‘JON STANFORD. Business welfare under… (Search hits: 8 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 1391.74) Continue reading

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JOHN MENADUE. Cars, submarines –costs and jobs and a likely disaster.

…blogs ‘JON STANFORD. Business welfare under the Coalition: two case studies (1)’ and ‘JON STANFORD. Business welfare under the Coalition: two case studies (2)’, said ‘Car manufacturing, the imminent loss… (Search hits: 10 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 1739.68) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. The French submarine boondoggle.

…Coalition: two case studies (2) JON STANFORD. Technology, economics and Australia’s future submarine. Part 1 of 3 JON STANFORD. Technology, economics and Australia’s future submarine. Part 2 of 3. JON… (Search hits: 24 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 4436.19) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD. Business welfare under the Coalition: two case studies (2)

This is the second of two articles by Jon Stanford on the Coalition’s approach to industry protection and ‘business welfare’. Part 1 (Motor Cars) can be found at Jon Stanford…. (Search hits: 11 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 2087.62) Continue reading

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JON STANFORD and JOHN MENADUE. The submarine confusion continues. Is the way being prepared for Australia to acquire nuclear submarines?

…of articles earlier this year, before the decision on Australia’s submarine acquisition was made, Jon Stanford argued that the capabilities required for the future submarine, as set out in the… (Search hits: 21 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 3914.28) Continue reading

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