Author: Insight Economics

April 8, 2020
Submission to the JCPAA

In March 2020, Submarines for Australia, supported by an eminent group of experts, made a submission to the Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit in the Australian Parliament. The Submission argued that the current acquisition strategy for 12 French-designed Attack class submarines was highly risky, extremely expensive and with a delivery schedule that was […]

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March 10, 2020
Australia’s Future Submarine

Do we need a Plan B? This major report, commissioned by Submarines for Australia, shows that Australia’s Future Submarine (FSM) project is extravagantly expensive, highly risky and, in an era of heightened tensions in the Indo Pacific, could compromise the future defence of Australia. It also proposes a Plan B risk mitigation strategy that should […]

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September 27, 2017
Submarines For Australia

A report released today shows that Australia’s future submarine (FSM) project is extravagantly expensive, highly risky and, in an era of heightened tensions in the Asia Pacific, compromises the future defence of Australia. The report shows that the proposed acquisition will be Australia’s biggest ever defence acquisition project, will cost far more than necessary and, […]

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