Buyer's remorse: Australia's sorry record on defence hardware

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While Malcolm Turnbull spruiks Australia as a top arms exporter, potential buyers may be wary

Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled an “ambitious, positive plan” to make Australia one of the world’s largest weapons exporters.

Unveiling the new “defence export strategy” on Monday, the prime minister said Australia would raise its profile in the international arms trading game by helping private firms sell weapons in “priority markets” such as the Middle East.

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