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Mar 15, 2009

The Royal Australian Navy[sup.1]s aviation activities represent a significant capability shortfall, performing [sup.3]below par[sup.2] for some years, says a report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Costs have been high and performance low, the report says, citing a cost per flying hour figure of $59,500 AUD (38,000 USD) for the navy, compared with almost $29,400 AUD for the Australian army. The navy counters that the report is overly simplistic, and says a more accurate comparison would be with similar types of helicopter operated by other navies. Mar 9, 2009

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