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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 proven to be very effective, providing Australian troops with mobility and protection, particularly against Improvised [...]
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 the changing needs of soldiers in the field. Diggerworks comprises Defence agencies responsible for developing [...]
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 vehicles have proven to be very effective, providing Australian troops with mobility and protection, particularly [...]
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 Bushmaster for Army testing next year as part of the Request for Proposal,” said Paul [...]
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 Land 121 were asked to provide a range of vehicle platforms for evaluation. The Medium [...]
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 resulting from the Bushmaster’s success on operations. The main difference between the World Bushmaster and [...]
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, with delivery to the customer to be completed later this year. In a demonstration of [...]