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New trucks and trailers for Australia

23rd July 2013 - 11:31 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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The Australian DoD has contracted Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) to deliver up to 2,500 new logistics vehicle for the ADF at a cost of €1.1 billion (A$1.58 billion).

The DoD announced the contract on 23 July, which is part of Project Land 121 Phase 3B – also known as Project Overlander – that will provide about 2,700 protected and unprotected medium and heavy vehicles.

A contract has also been signed with Haulmark Trailers Australia for up to 2,200 trailers and specialist modules.

Phase 3B was listed as a ‘project of concern’ until 2011, when Rheinmetall MAN was down-selected

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