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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Oct 28, 2022

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Ben Kelly — director, protected vehicles at Thales Australia — and John Fry — general manager at Kongsberg — discuss their joint efforts to develop next-generation, land-based maritime strike capability for the Australian Defence Force. 
Topics discussed include:
  • Leveraging the tried-and-tested Bushmaster PMV to develop a new mobile strike platform, the StrikeMaster.
  • The evolution of the program, from concept to proposal for LAND 4100 Phase 2.
  • Thales and Kongsberg’s sovereign collaboration and their respective contributions to the project.
  • Features and capabilities of the StrikeMaster, including the range of missile systems.
  • The strategic importance of the capability and its deployment potential.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect Team