Navy warship fleet to double with $11b increase

By Dominic Giannini
Updated February 20 2024 - 10:44am, first published 10:41am
The changes will make the navy 'the most lethal it has ever been' : Defence Minister Richard Marles (Aaron Bunch/AAP PHOTOS)
The changes will make the navy 'the most lethal it has ever been' : Defence Minister Richard Marles (Aaron Bunch/AAP PHOTOS)

The navy's surface fleet will more than double in size, with Australia buying more smaller warships and boosting the strike ability of larger ones under a $54 billion spend.

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