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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 […]


Next Stage for Hawkei Army Vehicle

Next Stage for Hawkei Army Vehicle

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Government has allocated just over $38 million to further develop and test the next generation Hawkei Light Protected Mobility Vehicle. The Hawkei is a […]


Hawkei Prototypes Delivered to Australia

Hawkei Prototypes Delivered to Australia

Thales Australia has delivered two prototypes of its ground-breaking Hawkei vehicle to Australia’s Department of Defence. The vehicles are being submitted for verification and validation under the Department’s LAND 121 Phase 4 program, which will replace part of the Army’s […]


Hawkei A Reality As Prototype Unveiled at Land Warfare Conference

Hawkei A Reality As Prototype Unveiled at Land Warfare Conference

Thales Australia has unveiled its ground-breaking Hawkei prototype at the Land Warfare Conference in Brisbane. With over 20,000km of testing complete, the Hawkei’s rapid development from drawing board to working prototype is now a reality. Chris Jenkins, Thales Australia’s CEO, […]


Hawkei Vehicle Makes European Debut

Hawkei Vehicle Makes European Debut

Thales is pleased to announce the European debut of its Hawkei Protected Light Mobility Vehicle on display as the centerpiece of the Thales stand at the Eurosatory 2010 exhibition in Paris France. It also offers impressive survivability, with the highest […]


Hawkei Shortlisted for Army Vehicle Program

Hawkei Shortlisted for Army Vehicle Program

Thales Australia has welcomed the government’s announcement that the Hawkei Light Protected Vehicle has been downselected for the next stage of the Department of Defence’s LAND 121 Phase 4 program to replace the Army’s Land Rover fleet with protected vehicles. […]


Hawkei Passes Blast Test Milestone

Hawkei Passes Blast Test Milestone

Thales Australia’s ground-breaking Hawkei Australian Light Protected Vehicle has passed a significant milestone with the successful completion of the first series of mine blast tests on the passenger compartment. Conducted on a full monocoque hull prototype, the test involved a […]


Hawkei Next-Generation Australian Light Protected Vehicle Unveiled

Hawkei Next-Generation Australian Light Protected Vehicle Unveiled

The Thales Australia team has unveiled the design of its groundbreaking next generation Protected Mobility Vehicle for the Australian Army – the Hawkei. Following the tradition of the Bushmaster, which is named after a deadly pit viper, the new addition […]


 
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