'We're outgunned': Defence's race to match China as regional tensions heat up

Sarah Basford Canales
Updated November 29 2022 - 6:53am, first published 5:30am
Two Australian F-35s over the Hopi Reservation, Arizona, USA. Picture Defence

Australia's focus on locking in big ticket, long-term military weapons and equipment has left the country's defences "outgunned" by China and in need of urgent catching up, experts warn.

Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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