The Defence Strategic Review (DSR) signals a fundamental shift in how Australia will defend itself in the future.
Although the public has only seen the unclassified version of the document by Sir Angus Houston and Stephen Smith, the plan outlines how the nation will have a "focused force" that fights within Australia and projects power into the Indo-Pacific region.
In simple terms, this means more long-range missiles, amphibious vehicles and resources to strengthen our northern bases, complementing our investment in nuclear-powered submarines.
But what does the DSR represent besides many billions of dollars in Defence spending?
This special report analyses the DSR from many angles - its impact on Australia's "five domains", Defence procurement processes, our neighbours and future generations.
This special report consists of a series of related articles. Please click the following link to read the other articles: DSR Special Report