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Military Multipolarity in the South China Sea

... ocean waters and builds specialized high-speed supply-ships and tankers. To satisfy the logistics support needs of amphibious operations, a significant number of roll-on roll-off ships (designed for carrying equipment and railroad trains) and merchant fleet container ships may be used [17] . Andrey Gubin: Australia as a Middle Range Power: the Military-Political Dimension China’s creation of anti-ship ground-launched ballistic missiles can also be attributed to this “asymmetric response”. The DF-21D (CSS-5 Mod-4) anti-ship ballistic missile ...


The Koala with Maritime Ambitions

... use of large ships is impractical. Australia also plans to build two new multipurpose supply ships to replace the HMAS Success (currently under repairs, with its functions performed by Spanish SPA Cantabria) and the tanker HMAS Sirius. Surface Forces Australia's surface fleet includes four outdated Adelaide Class guided missile frigates (4,000 tons displacement; the oldest at almost 31 years and the youngest at 20 years of service; its design is based on the U.S. frigate Oliver Hazard Perry) and eight fairly modern Anzac ...


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