The Department of Defence has released a teaser video showcasing the ongoing testing procedures for Rheinmetall’s Lynx and Hanwha’s Redback prototypes for the LAND 400 Phase 3 program.
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The Department of Defence has released a new video showcasing the testing procedures for the Lynx and Redback prototypes for the LAND 400 Phase 3 program.
The LAND 400 Phase 3 program is a $10-$15 billion Army project to replace the Australian Army’s M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier.
Previously in the running for the program was the BAE Systems' CV90 and General Dynamics Land Systems' Ajax.
? Here’s a little taste of never before seen footage of LAND 400 Phase 3 testing and evaluation activities for Australia’s next Infantry Fighting Vehicle. ??— Department of Defence (@DeptDefence) August 2, 2021
Full video landing 3pm tomorrow, see you then!#AusArmy #YourADF pic.twitter.com/J5zRfqmDbU
The video has been released at the back of a busy few months for the primes. Hanwha's Redback has recently begun testing for the South Korean Army, meanwhile German automotive developer RENK has pledged to create an Australian subsidiary if Rheinmetall is selected.
More to follow.