Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Heavier Australian AFVs mean bigger landing craft needed

12th November 2020 - 01:20 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


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Australia is planning a rolling renewal of its landing craft inventory in both the army and navy

Australia’s move towards heavier armoured vehicles means that the Australian Army and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will need new landing craft to move these assets from ship to shore.

The Boxer 8x8 is replacing the ASLAV, either the Hanwha AS21 Redback or Rheinmetall KF41 Lynx will succeed the M113AS4 ...

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