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More weapon system upgrades for Bushmaster

6th December 2016 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The Australian government has announced that additional army Bushmaster vehicles are to be upgraded with new weapon systems under an $11.2 million contract with Thales Australia.

The Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles will be fitted with a new Australian-designed stabilisation system that improves the vehicle’s firing accuracy.

The new Protected Weapon System (PWS) has already been fitted on 45 vehicles; this contract will see another 40 vehicles upgraded. 

The PWS comprises an upgraded remote weapon station designed by Electro Optic Systems and a vehicle integration kit designed by Thales Australia.

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