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Australia reveals new Bushmaster variant

9th November 2016 - 13:10 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Adelaide


Australia’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) showcased a new variant of the Thales Bushmaster 4x4 protected mobility vehicle.

Displayed at the Land Forces 2016 exhibition in Adelaide from 6-8 September, this Bushmaster variant has been designed to support a number of mission fits, one of these being electronic warfare (EW).

That will enable the Australian Army ‘to perform a number of different operations in a modern complex operating environment,’ according to a spokesperson. CASG added, ‘The vehicle is designed with the ability to effortlessly change the role of the platform without making major modifications to it.’ 

The new variant has

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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