Mike Scrafton

Mike Scrafton

Mike Scrafton is a former senior Australian Defence executive, former CEO of a state statutory body, and former chief of staff and ministerial adviser to the Australian Minister for Defence.

FEATURE | Hunting for the reason – Australia's new frigates

Australia's 2016 Defence White Paper stated that the country's nine new future frigates would be "optimised for anti-submarine warfare". According to the Australian Government, they will be, "one of the world’s most advanced anti-submarine warfare frigates". It stands to reason, hopefully, that for AU$35 billion (US$25 billion) the government is addressing a serious submarine threat to Australia.

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