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Australia signs record military export contract with Germany for Boxer vehicles

Australia has sealed a manufacturing deal for 123 Boxer Heavy Weapon Carrier vehicles, with over 100 slated for export to the German Army, marking the country's largest foreign military export to Germany to date.

Queensland commends Rheinmetall on $1b deal to manufacture Boxer CRVs for Germany

Queensland-made military vehicles are reportedly set to become one of Australia's largest defence exports as part of a $1 billion agreement to provide the German Bundeswehr with more than 100 Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicles (CRVs).

Marand and Rheinmetall to manufacture Boxer CRVs in Geelong

Marand Precision Engineering and Rheinmetall Defence Australia are expanding their manufacturing collaboration with a new $50 million partnership that would deliver Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles to the Australian Defence Force and for the export market. 

New $180m contract to bolster Australia’s anti-ship missile capability

The Federal Government has pledged $180 million over the next five years to modernise anti-ship missile defence capabilities on Royal Australian Navy ships.

Rheinmetall begins production of first Queensland-made Boxer CRVs

Work has begun on the first locally made Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRVs) at Rheinmetall Defence Australia’s Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in Ipswich. 

Thales Australia’s Lithgow Arms launces defence industry collaboration centre in NSW

Thales Australia’s Lithgow Arms business in regional NSW has established a Small Arms Collaboration and Cooperation Centre (C3) to support and help grow the...

Thales Australia to expand advanced manufacturing capability in Lithgow

Thales Australia has gained Development Approval for the first phase of an ambitious industrial plan to revamp its Lithgow Arms factory in northern New...

Thales Australia to manufacture key weapons components for Army’s boxer vehicles

Thales Australia has been approached by Rheinmetall Defence Australia to manufacture critical weapons components for the Army’s new Boxer 8x8 combat reconnaissance vehicles. Under the...

Queensland munitions testing range in state government’s sights

Media Release Queensland could be home to a new munitions testing range after the Palaszczuk Government launched an investigation into a suitable site. Deputy Premier and...

Government unveils Infantry Fighting Vehicle contenders

Rheinmetall Defence Australia and Hanwha Defense Australia have been officially unveiled in Canberra as contenders for the $18.1 – $27.1 billion LAND 400 Phase...
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