澳洲政壇這兩年對中國議題的發言,比歐洲那些暮氣國家清醒多了。

「中國把我們所處地區不同據點軍事化,我們需要處理這個情況,也正是我們會集中注意的問題。」

「北京政府收復台灣的決心,是確實存在的,至少要在2049年中共奪權100週年前完成,必要時會使用武力。」

bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/world-56

中國看中吉里巴斯坎頓島的廢棄美軍跑道,澳洲智庫注意到戰略動機:

“Kanton has been used by the U.S. for space and missile tracking operations and its near 2-kilometre (6,562 ft) runway hosted long-range bombers during the war.

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) said in a paper last year that Chinese facilities on Kiribati would be positioned across major sea lanes between North America, and Australia and New Zealand.”

reuters.com/article/us-china-k

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澳洲新的軍事佈防:

“澳洲國防部網站於6月1日發布消息指出,澳洲將聯同美國、加拿大、日本、南韓、紐西蘭和英國,於7月14日至31日在澳洲昆士蘭州中部和東北,以及澳洲東部沿岸海域展開「2021護身軍刀演習」(Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021)。

「凱恩斯郵報」昨天報導引述葛雷指出,隨著南海出現各國海軍對峙,位於澳洲東北部並且鄰近南海的凱恩斯,已成為澳洲海軍的重要據點。”

cna.com.tw/news/aopl/202106260

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兩天內就可以出擊~

“We don’t need five weeks of integration. We can really come together, and in about 44 hours we’re a fully functional, robust combat force,”

news.usni.org/2021/07/29/admir

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"ABC今天報導,一位不具名澳洲國防部發言人向ABC發出的聲明中提到,澳洲國防部注意到,中國人民解放軍情報艦玉衡星號(Yuhengxing)於今年8月出現在澳洲東岸外海。

杜登(Peter Dutton)今天接受澳洲第九頻道新聞網(Nine Network)主播史蒂芬諾維奇(Karl Stefanovic)訪問,史蒂芬諾維奇提到,今年曾經有中國「間諜船」出現在澳洲沿岸外海長達3星期;杜登回應表示,那並非首次有中國軍方船艦接近澳洲領海。"

"杜登7月18日曾向澳洲「天空新聞」(Sky News Australia)表示,中國情報搜集艦「海王星號」與「天王星號」逼近澳洲監視「護身軍刀」軍演。"

cna.com.tw/news/aopl/202111260

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PLA也正努力在南邊加速啊~

"The incident occurred on Tuesday, the statement said, when an Australian P-8A aircraft, a reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare plane, was flying over the Arafura Sea, the body of water between Australia's Northern Territory and the island of New Guinea to the north.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ship that pointed the laser at the Australian jet was one of two PLAN warships sailing east across the Arafura Sea at the time, the Australian military said.

It released photos of two Chinese ships with the statement, which, according to their hull numbers, are the guided-missile destroyer Hefei and the amphibious transport dock Jinggang Shan.

Australia did not say which of the two ships pointed the laser at the Australian aircraft."

edition.cnn.com/2022/02/19/asi

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