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Hawkei Protected Vehicle To Undergo More Testing, Says Defense

June 05 2012


The Australian Dept. of Defense says it has decided to back further testing of the Hawkei light protected vehicle.

Under an Aus$38 million (US$38 million) contract, Thales Australia will produce six prototype vehicles for testing. The first vehicle is scheduled for delivery later this year.

Over the following year, the prototypes will undergo a range of user assessments, capability and reliability testing to determine the Hawkei's ability to meet Australian military...

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