Search This Blog

Loading...

Monday, May 04, 2015

Govt says it took Defence submarine advice

HMAS Waller(SSG 75)The government says it took Defence Department advice on board when it opted for the competitive evaluation process to select new submarines.

A spokesman for Defence Minister Kevin Andrews said Defence, in its advice to former minister David Johnston, noted that government shipbuilder ASC lacked some skills and capital to undertake this large task alone.

Defence advice to Senator Johnston, obtained by Fairfax Media under freedom of information, indicates that it preferred for most of the job of constructing the 12 advanced new submarines to be done at the ASC facility in Adelaide.

Read more

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Fair Use Notice

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.

The material is being made available in an effort to advance understanding arms trade activities, for non-profit research and educational purposes only.

I believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use,' you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

This is a completely non-commercial site for private personal use. No fee is charged, and no money is made off of the operation of this site.