To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Australia goes IFV shopping

19th November 2015 - 11:11 GMT | by Mike Yeo in Melbourne

RSS

Australia has issued an RfI for a new tracked infantry carrier for the Australian Defence Force (ADF). 

Issued under Project Land 400 Phase 3 for a Mounted Close Combat Capability, the RfI will cover 450 IFVs and 17 manoeuvre support vehicles (MSV) to replace the Australian Army’s upgraded BAE Systems M113AS4 APCs.

The IFVs are expected to provide protection and mobility to match that of Australia’s M1A1 Abrams MBT, and also be capable of carrying an eight-man infantry section. 

Details on how the IFV/MSV fits into the Australian Army’s revised force structure under Plan Beersheba are expected to be

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial

Share to

Linkedin