Land Warfare

Analysis: Australia experiences embarrassing amphibious gap

31st August 2017 - 06:16 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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The Australian Army has a vexing problem. How can it deliver its M1A1 AIM Abrams main battle tanks (MBTs) ashore from the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) two Canberra-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) ships?

VADM Tim Barrett, the Chief of Navy, admitted at a Budget Senate Estimates hearing on ...

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