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You're probably aware that developed nations such as Israel, Russia and the United States have missile defence systems. But do you know how these systems work? Or how effective they are? They're not the impenetrable shield you think they are.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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The Australian government has committed to spending A$50 billion on a fleet of 12 new submarines, contracted to French company DCNS and to be built in South Australia. But how will these submarines meet with Australia's strategic requirements, particularly beyond 2030, when the first of the new submarines will become operational?