UNSW Canberra has experts available to analyse the federal government's decisions about nuclear-powered submarines, and other Defence decisions, including responses to the Defence Strategic Review.
Australia will acquire nuclear-powered submarines under the enhanced trilateral security partnership, known as AUKUS, which also includes the UK and USA. Photo: Shutterstock
UNSW Canberra at The Australian Defence Force Academy has experts available to analyse Australia's decision-making around the acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines and other recommendations of the final report of the Defence Strategic Review.
The report is prepared by Sir Angus Houston, a former chief of the Defence Force, and Professor Stephen Smith, a former minister for defence. It assesses Australia's military capability and structure and makes recommendations to the federal government on preparedness and defence investment.
The Review and the direction of Australia's military and deterrence capability are vital amid security challenges including China's military build-up and campaign to expand its influence, the Ukraine war, and other variations from democratic norms.
Available for interview are:
Professor Craig Stockings
Professor Stockings is Head of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences at UNSW Canberra. He is concurrently Official Historian of Australian Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Australian Peacekeeping Operations in East Timor. He has wide expertise, including in Australian military history and operational analysis.
Contact: (02) 5114 5275, [email protected]
Associate Professor Wayne Reynolds
A/Prof. Reynolds holds an honorary position at UNSW Canberra and specialises in nuclear submarines and nuclear policy.
Contact: 0412 962 665, [email protected]
Dr Jai Galliott | @Jai_Christian
Dr Galliott is the Director, Values in Defence & Security Technology Group, at UNSW Canberra. He leads an international team working on Defence strategy and can provide commentary on general military topics.
Contact: 0424 043 247, [email protected]
Dr Manabrata Guha
Dr Guha researches war studies, defence and military studies, and can provide commentary and analysis on military affairs.
Contact: [email protected]
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