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Bids in for Land 400 Phase 2

16th September 2015 - 10:09 GMT | by Mike Yeo in Melbourne


Four bidders are vying for Australia’s Land 400 Phase 2 requirement for a total of 225 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV).

These will replace 253 Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAV) that are currently in service with the Australian Army.

The Land 400 programme seeks to eventually replace both the ASLAV and M113AS4 armoured personnel carrier, with the ASLAV replacement taking priority due to ‘obsolescence factors that constrain tactical employment and increase the cost of ownership’. 

The 225 CRVs, to be introduced from 2021, will be split into seven sub-variants, with the majority utilised for reconnaissance and counter-reconnaissance, but also including command

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Mike Yeo


Mike Yeo

Mike Yeo is a Shephard correspondent based in Australia.

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