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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Future Frigates program: Only a fraction of $39b shipbuilding budget will come to South Australia, defence industry body says

HMAS Arunta (F151)Only a small portion of the Federal Government's recent $39 billion promise for shipbuilding will actually come to South Australia, a leading defence industry body says.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a new fleet of Navy ships would be built in Adelaide to replace the current ANZAC Class frigates, during a recent visit to the city.

Mr Abbott said a frigate build would be brought forward to start in 2020, and result in 2,500 SA surface shipbuilding jobs.

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