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Defense Dept. Narrows Choices For M113 Replacement

September 17 2019


The Australian Dept. of Defense has short-listed Rheinmetall Defense Australia and Hanwha Defense Australia for its program to replace aging M113 armored personnel carriers. The project aims to acquire up to 450 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) and 17 maneuver support vehicles, said a departmental release on Monday. Hanwha is offering its AS-21 Redback, a variant of the K21 IFV that has been specially developed for Australia, reported Army Recognition. Rheinmetall has...

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