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Australia details big wish-list in defence white paper

Australia’s defence white paper, which was released on Saturday, has a wide-ranging wish list that aims to revamp the country’s military in the next 20 years. This envisages a big growth in the defence budget, which is bound to face opposition from various groups.Here are some highlights relating to military aviation, with hyperlinks to the […]

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No Australian white paper – yet

Oops! My bad. Today’s announcement by Australia’s defence minister was on the findings of the community consultation segment of the defence white paper – and not the actual report itself. Apologies for being too quick off the mark.Not surprisingly, the consultations found that Australians do not want their country to go beyond the current A$22 […]

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