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Military Ambitions Require More Spending, Report Says

April 05 2012


A progress report says Australia needs to increase its defense spending if it is to carry out plans to strengthen the military presence in the northern part of the country, reports the Australian.

Released this week, the review was ordered last June. It outlines the strategic and security challenges facing the military and will support the upcoming 2014 defense white paper.

The military will have to increasingly compete with the resources sector over the use of air, port and...

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