Interesting couple of options that hadn't sprung to mind. The options that I was thinking of were more in the line of heavy bombers like the Vulcan, Victor or the B-52 which would result in a major increase in capablity for the RAAF, with the range to deny Australia's entire trade routes to enemy surface forces, the warload to destroy the Indonesian airforce on the ground and the sensors to do it at night. The mods I am thinking of would include as surface search function on the bombers radar (if there wasn't one already) and the aforementioned missiles. It raises the question of whether this, rather than aircraft carriers, would be a better way to boost Australia's capablity if the Government decided that this was needed?
StrategyWorld.com© 1998 -