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Submarines for landlubbers

30 March 2023

1:53 PM

30 March 2023

1:53 PM

Submarines, despite recent ill-informed comments from ex-Prime Minister Paul Keating, are currently a very expensive, ‘must have’, item in the news. After years of prevarication, the Australian government has signed up for the multi-billion purchase.

Surprisingly, submarines are not a modern invention. Early attempts at underwater craft were made in ancient times, primarily with military intentions.

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