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To: sukhoi-30mki

I’m sure the U.S. could sell a few mothballed LA Class attack sub at a reasonable price.

Afterall our navy is shrinking in size and the democrats won’t provide the funding to run them.


11 posted on 11/09/2010 9:15:07 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: puppypusher

The sale of N-submarines is banned under some international convention, though there is no restriction on leasing.

But on a practical level, cost and logistical challenges would probably stand in the way of any such deal with Australia. The current Australian Collins class subs require a crew of less than 50 while an average L.A class boat has complement of about 100. And the RAN is already facing a shortage of submarine officers.


12 posted on 11/09/2010 9:25:50 AM PST by sukhoi-30mki
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