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Australia downselects Land 400 Phase 2

28th July 2016 - 13:48 GMT | by Mike Yeo in Melbourne

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Australia has narrowed down contenders for its Land 400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV) programme to two. The competition is now between the Rheinmetall Boxer and BAE Systems offering the Patria AMV35.

They beat Elbit and General Dynamics Land Systems, who had been offering the Sentinel II based on the ST Kinetics Terrex 3 and LAV 6.0 in their respective bids.

Kim Gillis, deputy secretary of Australia’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG), said both BAE Systems and Rheinmetall had been assessed as offering competitive solutions with designs based on capabilities already in service with other nations.

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