Australia boosts defence spending with eye on South China Sea tensions
HMAS Canberra after completion of exercises off the New South Wales Coast.
Australia will buy £100 billion worth of equipment over the next decade – a budget increase of £13 billion – to address China’s growing assertiveness in the South China Sea
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Two stories one after the other in The Telegraph. And rumour has it that they will buy some charts of the rocks and reefs with that 100 billion.