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Rheinmetall has submitted the company’s LYNX Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) Best And Final Offer (BAFO) for the Australian Department of Defence LAND 400 Phase 3 Mounted Close Combat Capability tender. Rheinmetall is one of two contenders for this procurement project, the other being Hanwha Defense Australia, offering the REDBACK IFV.

Rheinmetall Defence Australia Managing Director, Gary Stewart said the LYNX is a next generation tracked, digitised and highly protected IFV offering a step-change in Army’s capabilities. The company has developed the LYNX with a growth path to meet continually evolving military needs throughout its anticipated 40 year life, the company writes.

Submitting the BAFO represents the final deliverable of the two year Risk Management Activity (RMA) undertaken by the Department of Defence.