Wehrtechnik & Rüstung, Sicherheit und Verteidigung außerhalb Europas
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New armoured vehicles contract signed
https://www.pyneonline.com.au/media-cen ... act-signedThe vehicles will fill seven different roles on the battlefield including reconnaissance, command and control, joint fires, surveillance, ambulance, battlefield repair and recovery.
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04 Jun Handover of first Land 400 Phase 2 EOS RWS
https://www.eos-aus.com/handover-of-fir ... 2-eos-rws/The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) today took receipt of the first two EOS Defence Systems R400S Mk2 D-HD-3X Remote Weapon Systems, to be used on the Boxer, as part of Project Land 400 Phase 2 – Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle Capability.
The two R400 Remote Weapon Systems to be utilised for training purposes were delivered on schedule. It is planned for a further 80 systems to be supplied during the course of the project. All EOS systems for Land 400 Phase 2 will be built in Australia in Queanbeyan, NSW and Hume, ACT and utilise components from approximately 70 Australian suppliers.
Commonwealth signs LAND 400 Phase 2 RWS Contract
The Department of Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group has executed a contract with EOS Defence Systems.
The contract valued at AUD$45M (GST exclusive) for the supply of Remote Weapon Systems (RWS) to the LAND 400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle project was previously announced on 24 August 2018. The contract signature on 16 December marks the commencement of the formal contract. EOS will provide extensive development, integration and testing activities on the Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle followed by the delivery of 82 R400S-MK2-D-HD remote weapon systems commencing in 2022.
https://www.eos-aus.com/commonwealth-si ... -contract/All EOS systems for LAND 400 Phase 2 will be built in Australia in Queanbeyan, NSW and Hume, ACT and utilise components from its chain of 70+ Australian suppliers. Over 88% of EOS’ supply chain is sourced locally.
New long range weapon capability selected under the lethality system project (Land 159)
The Australian Army and the wider Australian Defence Force (ADF) will acquire the Rafael Spike LR2 missile system as its Long Range Direct Fire Support Weapon capability, under the Lethality System project (Land 159).
https://news.defence.gov.au/media/media ... oject-landArmy in conjunction with Defence is currently considering options to address a Medium Range Direct Fire Support Weapon capability which will be presented to the Australian Government for consideration in 2022.
Sachstand und Perspektiven für das Geschützte Transportkraftfahrzeug GTK Boxer
Auf der International Armoured Vehicles Conference (IAV) in London haben Vertreter der europäischen Beschaffungsbehörde OCCAR EA und des Herstellers ARTEC Sachstand und Perspektiven des Vorhabens dargestellt. Die NSPA hat erläutert, wie die Boxer User-Group den Betrieb der Fahrzeuge unterstützt.
https://esut.de/2020/02/fachbeitraege/r ... gtk-boxer/Für Australien wurde das zulässige Gesamtgewicht auf 38,5 Tonnen erhöht. Dies erforderte Verstärkungen an den Achsen und in der Konsequenz neue Räder und tragfähigere Reifen. Diese Version des Fahrmoduls könnte A2+ bezeichnet werden.
Curtiss-Wright to Deliver Turret Drive System and Australian Industry Capability for Land 400 Phase 2 Program
ASHBURN, Va. – June 4, 2020 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced it has secured a contract with Rheinmetall Defence Australia to deliver its turret drive stabilization system in support of the Australian Army’s Project Land 400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV). Under the contract, Curtiss-Wright will deliver 133 of its state-of-the-art Turret Drive Servo Systems (TDSS) and associated hand controllers to Rheinmetall. The delivery incorporates more than 50% Australian Industry Content (AIC), with Curtiss-Wright working alongside a team of Australian Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME) following initial industry engagement activities in 2018 and 2019.
Under the contract, shipments are scheduled to run through Q1 2026.
The products covered by the contract were designed at Curtiss-Wright’s Drive Technology facility in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland. Under the contract, Curtiss-Wright will manufacture and produce a significant amount of TDSS Power Circuit Boards (PCB) and Chassis kits in Australia.
https://www.curtisswrightds.com/news/pr ... etall.htmlAfter establishing the contractual baseline set, detailed knowledge transfer will commence, complemented by Curtiss-Wright’s TDSS experts, who will provide on-site support and training directly to the new Australian Supplier Partners at their own sites. On-site support is scheduled to run through Q4 2020. The go-live plan for Series Production with the Australian Supplier Partners is scheduled for Q1 2021.