EOS Defence Systems awarded contract for Australian army weapon systems


The Department of Defence and Canberra-based EOS Defence Systems have signed a $49 million contract to supply remote weapon systems for the Army's $5.2 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 program. The contract signature marks the commencement of the formal contract, Stephen Kuper reports on Defence Connect.


EOS Defence Systems awarded contract for Australian army weapon systems
EOS will provide extensive development, integration and testing activities on the Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle (CRV) followed by the delivery of 82 R400S-MK2-D-HD remote weapon systems commencing in 2022 (Picture source: EOS/Australian MoD)


EOS will provide extensive development, integration and testing activities on the Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle (CRV) followed by the delivery of 82 R400S-MK2-D-HD remote weapon systems commencing in 2022. Grant Sanderson, CEO of EOS Defence Systems, welcomed the contract signing.

The R400S-Mk2-D-HD RWS is the latest high precision product from EOS Defence Systems and is capable of mounting a variety of weapons from small-calibre machine guns through to lightweight cannons and anti-tank guided missiles. The contract, valued at $49 million for the supply of remote weapon systems (RWS) to the LAND 400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle project was previously announced on 24 August 2018.


 

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