Rheinmetall wins $2.41bn contract to deliver Boxer CRVs to Australia

Source : army-technology.com



The Australian Government has signed a contract worth $2.41bn with Rheinmetall for the delivery of 211 Boxer wheeled armoured combat reconnaissance vehicles (CRVs).

Designed to replace the more than 20-year-old Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAVs), the Boxer vehicles will help offer increased mobility, lethality and protection capability to the Australian Army.

Rheinmetall chief executive Armin Papperger said: “This demonstrates, in no uncertain terms, the continued successful cooperation between Rheinmetall and the Government and Armed Forces of Australia.