Land

The US State Department has approved Australia's acquisition of JCREW I1B1 counter-IED EW systems.

The ADF has concluded procurement of an enterprise license of SAF-FORESIGHT from SimCentric Technologies, an interactive tool that mitigates the risk of fratricide in live fire training.

Eight years after the 39-calibre M777A2 ultra-lightweight towed howitzer entered service with the ADF, live fire qualification testing is underway with a new suite of 155mm ammunition that will provide the weapon with increased range and lethality.

Airbus' proposal for Land 4503 (the replacement Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter) will include upgrading the current Tiger ARH fleet to Mark III, together with a number of H145M armed light helicopters.

The Lynx and Redback vehicles will now undertake a test and evaluation program including destructive testing at sites across Australia.

Rheinmetall's Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) has been disqualified from the US program to replace the Bradleys.

Leonardo and Rafael have delivered the first Trophy Active Protection Systems to defend the US Army’s Abrams main battle tanks.

Now in its sixth year, Army Innovation Day in 2019 had a theme of network assurance with 10 companies pitching their tech to Defence.

Although production in Australia of Boxer 8x8 combat reconnaissance vehicles (CRVs) will not get underway until 2022, substantial progress has already been made in ramping up the complex industrialisation process 
for Land 400 Phase 2.

The first of the fleet of new Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles has been unveiled at a ceremony at Enoggera Barracks.

Rheinmetall and Hanwha have been assessed as offering vehicles that were best able to meet Army requirements while offering value for money, whilst the AJAX and CV90 did not.

Bell and BAE Systems Australia will offer the Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter for Land 4503.

Brigadier Mark Brewer, Director-General US Force Posture Initiative, has asked a pointed question - and Lieutenant Colonel Dan Harrison of the Enhanced Target Systems and Ranges team is the man answering.

Canberra-based ECLIPS Logistics will develop a smart digital solution for Army’s tactical logistics management and control.

Boeing Defence Australia managing director Darren Edwards has revealed, possibly to no-one’s surprise, that Boeing is proposing its AH-64E Apache attack helicopter for Land 4503.