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Rheinmetall sells Australia over thousand more military trucks

Staff Writer | September 6, 2018
Rheinmetall has been selected to supply the Australian Defence Force with more than a thousand additional military trucks and modules. Just signed, the contract is worth €430 million.
Industry   Delivery is scheduled to commence in 2019
The Commonwealth of Australia has thus acted on a procurement decision already announced in July 2018.

Delivery is scheduled to commence in 2019 and be complete in 2024.

The latest purchase forms part of Australia’s Land 121 Phase 5B project. Rheinmetall has already proved its mettle in earlier phase of the project, 3B, under which it is currently supplying Australia with 2,500 medium- and heavyweight military trucks worth a total of €1.2 billion. The trucks ship out from the Group’s plant in Brisbane, where final integration and acceptance testing takes place before delivery to the Commonwealth.