Author: Rear Admiral Chris Stanford

November 25, 2019
Why the RAN needs nuclear powered-submarines

Although the first nuclear-powered submarine, USS Nautilus, embarked on its maiden voyage as long as 65 years ago, still only six countries operate nuclear submarines today. These are the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (US, China, Britain, France and Russia) together with India. These countries all have larger economies than Australia and […]

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