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Japan Buys Thales Bushmasters

Japan Buys Thales Bushmasters

The Japanese Ministry of Defence has ordered four Bushmaster vehicles for deployment with the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF). The vehicles, all troop carrier variants, will be manufactured at the company’s facility in Bendigo, Victoria in Australia, for delivery in […]


More Bushmasters for Army, Hawkei Development Proceeds

More Bushmasters for Army, Hawkei Development Proceeds

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the proposed acquisition of a further 214 Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles for the Australian Defence Force. Bushmasters have saved Australian lives in Afghanistan. The vehicle has […]


New Team Established to Enhance Protection of Australian Soldiers

New Team Established to Enhance Protection of Australian Soldiers

A specialist team of combat experienced soldiers, scientists and engineers are part of a new team called Diggerworks delivering new equipment to better protect Australian troops. Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare said Diggerworks has been established to respond to […]


800th Bushmaster Made in Australia

800th Bushmaster Made in Australia

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare were in Bendigo today to thank local workers as the 800th Bushmaster protected mobility vehicle rolled off the production line. Bushmasters have unquestionably saved lives in Afghanistan. The […]


Canada Shortlists Bushmaster for Army TAPV Program

Canada Shortlists Bushmaster for Army TAPV Program

Thales Canada has welcomed the Canadian government’s announcement that the Bushmaster has been qualified for the next stage in selection process for the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) Program. ”We are very pleased to have the opportunity to present the […]


Potential Army Trucks Finalise Testing

Potential Army Trucks Finalise Testing

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Material and Science, today announced that trials for competing medium to heavy weight trucks for the Australian Army had been completed. Tenderer to provide Medium to Heavy Weight Trucks to the Army under Project […]


World Bushmaster Makes International Debut

World Bushmaster Makes International Debut

Thales’s World Bushmaster has made its international debut at DVD 2009 – one of the United Kingdom’s largest defence industry events. The World Bushmaster variant is designed as a response to export opportunities, as well as potential customers’ evolving requirements […]


Dutch Boost for Bushmaster Exports

Dutch Boost for Bushmaster Exports

In a further boost for Bushmaster exports, the Netherlands Ministry of Defence has ordered 14 new vehicles. The contract will take the total of Bushmasters supplied to the Netherlands to 72. Production work on the new vehicles has already begun, […]


 
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