The Collins Class Submarine Story
Steel, Spies and Spin
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Collins Class Submarine Story by Peter Yule
Book DescriptionA unique and outstanding military and industrial achievement, the Collins class submarine project was also plagued with difficulties and mired in politics. Its story is one of heroes and villains, grand passions, intrigue, lies, spies and backstabbing. It is as well a story of enormous commitment and resolve to achieve what many thought impossible. The building of these submarines was Australia's largest, most expensive and most controversial military project. From initiation in the 1981-2 budget to the delivery of the last submarine in 2003, the total cost was in excess of six billion dollars. Over 130 key players were interviewed for this book, and the Australian Defence Department allowed access to its classified archives and the Australian Navy archives. Vividly illustrated with photographs from the collections of the Royal Australian Navy and ASC Pty Ltd, The Collins Class Submarine Story: Steel, Spies and Spin, first published in 2008, is a riveting and accessibly written chronicle of a grand-scale quest for excellence.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521868945
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book examines the most expensive and controversial project ever undertaken by the Australian Defence Force.
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Author Biography - Peter Yule
Peter Yule is Research Fellow of the History Department of the University of Melbourne. Derek Woolner is Visiting Fellow of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University.
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