Hanwha Defence Australia launches LAND 400 Phase 3 teaming program
- May 30, 2019
Hanwha, South Korean defence group, has launched a subsidiary in Australia to pursue land systems opportunities. The inauguration of Hanwha Defence Australia was announced recently in an event to promote investment in the southeastern state of Victoria.
The focus of the event was to bring together the LAND 400 Phase 3 Australian industry team to hear directly from the CEO, to meet members of the Hanwha team and to have discussions with Hanwha’s key partners EOS and Elbit. Lee emphasised the team effort required to deliver the Redback infantry fighting vehicle to the Australian Army.
Australia is offering to supply the Australian Defence Force with its AS21 Redbackto meet a requirement to procure IFVs under the Land 400 Phase 3 project.
Phase 3 of the LAND 400 project is also known as Mounted Close Combat Capability. It will see the replacement of the Australian Army’s M113 armoured personnel carriers.