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Australia moves closer to exporting Boxers to Germany

The Albanese Government has taken a significant step towards securing a major defence export deal, for Boxer heavy weapon carrier vehicles made in Queensland for the German Army. The Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy and his German counterpart,...
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Rheinmetall starts production on Boxers as MILVEHCOE

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk visited Rheinmetall as the company started local production for the first Australian Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle entering production at Rheinmetall’s Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in Ipswich, Queensland. This vehicle will be the first...

Rheinmetall supplying Ukraine with automated reconnaissance systems

At the behest of the German government, Rheinmetall is supplying Ukraine with automated reconnaissance systems. These are primarily used for monitoring large areas of terrain with as few personnel as possible. Rheinmetall is cooperating in this project with the...
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Elbit Systems wins 2 deals for ATMOS and PULS artillery systems

Elbit Systems announced that it was awarded two contracts with an aggregate value of $252 million to supply artillery rocket systems to a European NATO member country.Under the first contract in an amount of $119 million, Elbit Systems will...

Avalon International Airshow Day 3

Toll Helicopters orders 2 AW139s supporting the ADF: Leonardo announced the expansion of its fleet of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters in Australia with an order for two aircraft by the leading helicopter operator Toll Helicopters (Toll). The helicopters...

Rheinmetall Defence Australia developing state of the art simulation training and course work

  Rheinmetall, the largest supplier of military vehicles to the Australian Defence Force has today outlined details of state-of-the-art Immersive Tactical Trainers for Land 400 Phase 2, Boxer Combat Reconnaissance vehicles with the delivery of the first system expected to...
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Hanwha Defense Australia signs contract with HIFraser on LAND 8116 subsystem

Hanwha Defense Australia (HDA) and HIFraser, an Australian owned and operated specialist engineering company, have signed a $4.4 million contract for Automatic Fire Suppression System for the Land 8116 Protected Mobile Fires Huntsman family of vehicles. “We’ve been working with...
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Built awarded deal for Hanwha AS9 facility

Built has been appointed to design and construct the Hanwha Armoured Vehicle Centre of Excellence (H-ACE), a purpose-built manufacturing, development and testing centre for armoured vehicles. Hanwha Defence Australia (HDA) and client Project Manager Conscia have appointed Built to...

Hanwha meets with K9 users in Norway

Representatives from six nations operating the K9 Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) developed by Hanwha recently gathered in Narvik, Norway, to share their experience, knowledge and know-how of operating the 155mm-52-calibre artillery system during the 2nd K9 User Club.Six user nations...

FN Herstal ballistic calculators deployed

FN Herstal announced a first major order of FN Elity ballistic calculators, manufactured in Europe (ITAR-free) and for use by French snipers and designated marksmen. In early 2022, the Battle-Lab Terre (BLT) – Ground Forces Battle Lab –, a...