In this episode of the Defence Connect podcast, senior analyst Steve Kuper and senior journalist Rob Dougherty discuss the issues shaping the naval debate in the lead up to Indo Pacific 2023.
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The pair discuss:
- The autonomous vessel question and the implications on the arrival of elements of the US Navy’s autonomous ghost fleet in Sydney.
- Concerns about major Australian naval capability programs, including the Hunter and Arafura Class programs, and potential solutions like Babcock’s Arrowhead 140 frigate currently on offer to the Royal New Zealand Navy.
- The latest scuttlebutt in the lead up to Indo Pacific 2023 and potential announcements like LAND 8710-1 or SEA 2200 that may happen next week.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect Team
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