Commentary | 17 February 2011

Confidence in our navy is sinking without trace

Lowy Institute Military Associate James Brown writes in an article for The Drum on the crisis in the Australian Navy. He argues that the Defence Department and Minister have not been frank and transparent in announcing the problems in the Navy’s amphibious fleet and that public trust in the accountability of Defence has been damaged. He also writes that the problems in Navy are beyond the scope of any one person to resolve.The Drum, 16 February 2011

James Brown

  • James Brown

Lowy Institute Military Associate James Brown writes in an article for The Drum on the crisis in the Australian Navy. He argues that the Defence Department and Minister have not been frank and transparent in announcing the problems in the Navy’s amphibious fleet and that public trust in the accountability of Defence has been damaged. He also writes that the problems in Navy are beyond the scope of any one person to resolve.The Drum, 16 February 2011

James Brown

  • James Brown