land & amphibious
11 Apr 2018

Army’s Regional Force Surveillance Group meets Prince Charles

Following on from presenting the Duke of Gloucester’s Cup in Cairns to the crew of Hydrographic Ship (HS) Blue Crew, the Prince of Wales travel...
9 Apr 2018
US approves potential $148m FMS to Australia
The US State Department has approved the potential Foreign Military Sale of M795 with Insensitive Munitions Explosive (IMX) 101 Explosive Fill 155mm ...
3 Apr 2018
Boxer vehicle secures win in UK
Just weeks after Australia chose the Boxer vehicle for LAND 400 Phase 2, the British Army has taken a step towards exploring a deal for a fleet of new...
26 Mar 2018
Prime secures artillery ammunition supply contract
The Australian Defence Force will soon be procuring artillery ammunition from the Rheinmetall Assegai family. ...
23 Mar 2018
Defence scientist researches how to make Army helmets more effective and lighter
Anyone who has ever worn one of the Army’s standard issue Kevlar helmets will appreciate that they are hot, heavy and mostly uncomfortable, but prov...
19 Mar 2018
‘Increased’ security demands bolster Rheinmetall profits
Germany-based military technology firm Rheinmetall has reported strong profit growth in the 2017 fiscal year on the back of a growing demand for bette...
15 Mar 2018
LAND 400 Phase 2 decision a win for Australian industry
While Victoria’s state government mourns the loss of the $5.2 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 contract, the real winners of the project extend far beyond R...
14 Mar 2018
Army welcomes Boxer CRV acquisition
The official announcement that Rheinmetall secured the $5.2 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 contract, which will see the Australia’s ASLAV fleet replaced b...
14 Mar 2018
LAND 400 decision a betrayal: Victoria
On the back of the LAND 400 Phase 2 announcement that will see the Army’s new CRVs constructed in Queensland, Victoria’s state government has accu...
14 Mar 2018
LAND 400 Phase 2 decision revealed
After months of anticipation, Defence Connect can reveal that Rheinmetall Australia has been selected as the successful tenderer for the hotly-contes...
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