Australia Signs $ 2.4 billion Contract with Hanwha for IFV Requirement

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Australia Signs $ 2.4 billion Contract with Hanwha for IFV Requirement
Australia signed a $2.4 billion contract with Hanwha Defence Australia (HDA) to deliver 129 Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) to the Australian Army.

HDA said in a press release on December 8, 2023, that the contract includes the development and delivery of the training system and component support systems through Final Acceptance in 2029, with an initial support contract for the First five years after delivery. Republic of Korea's Hanwha says deliveries of Redback infantry fighting vehicles will begin in 2027, with the final cars scheduled to be delivered in late 2028.

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According to the Australian Department of Defence, the Redback IFV infantry fighting vehicle will be used by the Townsville-based 3rd Armoured Combat Brigade.

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