SYDNEY, 16 SEPTEMBER – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the country will purchase US long-range Tomahawk cruise missiles as they strengthen military defenses in the face of a growing China. “We will enhance our long-range strike capability with Tomahawk cruise missiles to deploy on the Royal Australian Navy’s Hobart-class destroyers, and joint extended-range air-to-ground missiles for our Royal Australian Air Force arsenals,” he said. Morrison to reporters in Canberra. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison also confirmed that the country will not finalize an AU $ 90 billion ($ 66 billion) agreement with France to supply submarines, but will build its own, nuclear-powered, using the technology. US and UK. “The decision we have made not to continue with the Attack Class submarine and to go down this path is not a turnaround but a necessity,” he said. (HANDLE).