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Flat White

Ignore the French, the next war requires nuclear subs

25 November 2022

10:00 AM

25 November 2022

10:00 AM

Do armchair warriors really believe our submariners should fight in obsolete diesel-electric submarines in defence of our nation? Making the performative French President happy should never come at the expense of our defence force personnel.

Perhaps the French President should be reminded that ordinary Australians offered their lives in defence of France when he questions the right of Australians to make their own decisions about the equipment used for our defence.

Indeed, nobody is telling France to give up their nuclear-powered submarines.

My great-grandfather served for nearly three years in France.

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