Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
Opinion

Opinion

Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

Even before Aukus, Southeast Asian nations have been busy shoring up their maritime capabilities

  • Securing choke points and vital waterways has become more challenging as maritime spats between neighbours fester and great-power rivalry gathers force
  • Countries have embarked on multi-year modernisation programmes, acquiring new and refurbished ships and submarines

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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