Peter Dean, director of foreign policy and defence at the United States Studies Centre, is quoted in this article published by The Age.

In a panel session this week, Professor Dean explainer: “In a world where there’s increasing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance from satellites to sensors in the water, it’s becoming more and more difficult for conventionally powered submarines to be survivable and maintain stealth ... Every submariner I’ve ever spoken to in Australia would say if they had a choice they would have a nuclear-powered submarine from a tactical, strategic and operational point of view.”