30 Aug '16, 12am

#China's growing #military machine is fueling a #submarine #armsrace throughout #Asia

#China's growing #military machine is fueling a #submarine #armsrace throughout #Asia

this week that detailed technical plans — totaling some 20,000 pages — for a French-made submarine had leaked from the manufacturer, the reaction was one of widespread panic. The leaked plans outlined in minute detail the capabilities of a Scorpene-class vessel purchased by India, and New Delhi immediately demanded that French authorities investigate how the respected DCNS shipbuilder had lost control of the plans. In Australia, where DCNS has been tapped to build the country’s next-generation submarine, officials warned the contractor needed to step up security.

Full article: http://uk.businessinsider.com/china-submarine-arms-race-a...

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