ASPI: Hunter Class Frigate Program Must be Stopped & Redirected

From ASPI Australia and an appropriate analogy for Canada’s Type 26/CSC aspirations. In 2009, Australia’s government decided that it would replace eight Anzac-class frigates with nine ships optimized for antisubmarine warfare (ASW). There was no justification in the Royal Australian Navy capstone doctrine for acquiring and optimizing a frigate for ASW, which it regarded as among the most difficult of…

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