China's "Carrier Killers"
Converted Australian ferry boats now unsettle AUKUS allies
By: Todd Crowell
A decade ago, an Australian naval architectural firm, AMD Consulting, signed a joint venture to export Australian ferry boats to China, using the company’s unique wave-piercing, supercharged dual hull design.
The Chinese quickly recognized that the catamaran hulls would make perfect platforms for a variety of military uses and began impor…