Land

First pass approval to progress a range of soldier combat-related capability elements under Project Land 125 Phase 4 is imminent, although details of what will be involved are still being finalised.

Exercise Hamel 2018 was held in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA) in June and July, representing the ADF’s major collective training activity for the year.

The debate over the role, utility and importance of the tank capability in the ADF is often speculative and pejorative.

The RLD Group of companies is better known as the sum of its parts; LightForce, NightForce, Paroo Pastoral Company, EuroOptic Australia, Horus Vision Reticle Systems and the soon to be launched ForceOrdnance businesses.

Risk mitigation activities (RMA) undertaken by Raytheon Australia for Project Land 19 Phase 7B are set to be completed this month on time and on budget.

The Australian Army fields a diverse range of infantry weaponry, which will be progressively refreshed, enhanced or replaced and new capability acquired under a pair of new projects, Land 159 and Land 4108.

Thales and Chemring signed an MoU at Land Forces to cooperate in the design, development and manufacture of a future range of grenades.

Leidos has signed the contract for the supply and support of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence capabilities for the ADF under Land 2110 Phase 1B.

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) has launched its AJAX-based armoured fighting vehicle as a contender for Land 400 Phase 3 at the Land Forces conference in Adelaide.

Data is a critical asset for military organisations, but this data is only valuable if used effectively. There is a clear need for data-driven design in military vehicle engineering.

Rheinmetall has launched its campaign to secure the $15 billion Land 400 Phase 3 program.

The first delivery of Assegai 155mm munitions has recently arrived in Australia, eight months after the contract was executed in December 2017.

Electro Optic Systems has been selected as the remote weapon system provider for Land 400 Phase 2, placing the company in pole position for Phase 3.

The Request for Tender for Land 400 Phase 3 – the largest Land program ever undertaken - has formally been released.

Australian company Varley and global defence company Rafael have agreed on a joint venture called Varley Rafael Australia (VRA) as the Rafael Spike LR2 missile is confirmed as the Boxer ATGM.