New Submarines For Australia – Huge Secret Document Leak

Posted on Wed 08/24/2016 by

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Bolt New 01By Andrew Bolt ~

So, the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull led Australian Government’s  new submarines are not just overpriced, delayed and built by an unreliable ally, but they’ve already sprung a leak:

Cameron Stewart:

Photo: A Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A pre-concept design released as part of the DCNS pitch. (Supplied: DCNS)

Photo: A Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A pre-concept design released as part of the DCNS pitch. (Supplied: DCNS)

The French company that won the bid to design Australia’s new $50 billion submarine fleet has suffered a massive leak of secret documents, raising fears about the future security of top-secret data on the navy’s future fleet.

The stunning leak, which runs to 22,400 pages and has been seen by The Australian, details the entire secret combat capability of the six Scorpene-class submarines that French shipbuilder DCNS has designed for the Indian Navy…

The leak will spark grave concern in Australia and especially in the US where senior navy officials have privately expressed fears about the security of top-secret data entrusted to France…

Any stealth advantage for the navy’s new submarines would be gravely compromised if data on its planned combat and performance capabilities was leaked in the same manner as the data from the ­Scorpene.

India’s order is compromised in a way we must pray ours won’t be:

The leaked DCNS documents describe in excruciating detail — line by line and bolt by bolt — the entire combat abilities of India’s new six-boat Scorpene submarine fleet. It has dealt a hammer blow to India’s national security and it begs the question; if it has happened to India, why couldn’t it happen to us?

Andrew Bolt writes for the Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, and The Advertiser and runs Australia’s most-read political blog. On week nights he hosts The Bolt Report on Sky News at 7pm and his Macquarie Radio show at 8pm with Steve Price.

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