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Bushmaster going green

The Australian Army is looking to the future, unveiling an ‘electric Bushmaster’; the electric Protected Military Vehicle (ePMV). Assistant Minister for Defence the Hon Matt Thistlethwaite MP said the ePMV was a key part of Army’s efforts to become...

Hanwha Defense Australia hosts Korean and Australian Defence Ministers

 Hanwha Defense Australia (HDA) was happy to host both the Korean and Australian Defence Ministers at their future factory site in Victoria and meet with R&D partner Deakin University this week. “The opportunity to showcase our facilities and platforms...

Rheinmetall supplying 155mm artillery ammunition in the upper-two-digit million-euro range

 Rheinmetall has proven once again its compelling expertise in the world of indirect fire systems: a NATO customer has just placed an order with the Group’s South African subsidiary Rheinmetall Denel Munition to supply 155mm ammunition from its tried-and-tested...

Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions produces first artillery shell in Australia

 Defence manufacturer Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions has produced the first article from its new regional Queensland plant, an important milestone as it prepares to ramp up production of the world’s most advanced artillery projectiles.The completion of the first batch of...

The EU selects the FAMOUS consortium to develop future European land combat capabilities

  On July 21st, the European Commission approved the funding by the European Defence Fund (EDF) of defence industry Consortium FAMOUS2 proposal for European Future Highly Mobile Augmented Armoured Systems. The follow-up of the FAMOUS project, FAMOUS2 aims at developing...
A Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle

Government OKs electronic warfare project for Bushmasters

Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy has announced government approval for the Land Force Level Electronic Warfare Project valued at nearly $75 million. The Project Land 555 Phase 6 will modify existing Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles and install Electronic...

New engineer regiment raised in Western Australia

The 13th Engineer Regiment (13 ER) has been raised in Western Australia, making it the newest unit on the Australian Army order of battle. An Establishment Ceremony was held at Irwin Barracks, home of 13th Brigade, on Tuesday 5...

Rheinmetall donates high-mobility trucks to German relief agency

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) has donated two high-mobility HX 4x4 vehicles to THW-Bundesvereinigung, Germany’s Federal Agency for Technical Relief. The two new HX vehicles were customised in cooperation with MEILLER-Kipper company of Munich and special truck maker...

First APCs on their way to Ukraine

The first four M113AS4 Armoured Personnel Carriers being gifted to Ukraine departed RAAF Base Amberley last week. Loaded into a Ukrainian Antonov AN-124 aircraft, the four vehicles are the first of 14 M113AS4s to be provided by Australia. The...

Arquus presents upgraded VAB MK3

The VAB Mk3 is Arquus’ flagship on the 6x6 market. Already in service and combat-proven in various armies around the world, it is a modern APC/IFV that Arquus constantly upgrades to better answer the operational needs of the operators...

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