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Craftsman : Craftsman 2012
PROTECTION AND MOBILITY FOR AUSTRALIA'S PROVEN COMBAT PLATFORM Australia's ASLAV fleet has consistently proven its worth on every mission ranging from homeland training to offshore deployments. But times change and through the integration of proven, cost-effective upgrades developed from lessons learned in-theatre the ASLAV can be even better. At the heart of ASLAV 2030 are state-of-the-art protection, powerpack and mobility upgrades which significantly incre t h AS L AV ' mobility, payload and capability to save soldiers' lives. These upgrades are currently in proven on operations, provide systems growth potential to accommodate the latest sur and fighting systems and lead to lower sustainment costs . Designed for local manufacture, the low-risk enhancements ensure a combat platform that will meet the requirements of current and future ground forces. This work can be conducted in Australia using existing local manufacturing capability and Australian skills. GDLS-Australia is committed to supporting Defence initiatives to keep the ASLAV at the forefront of cavalry and amphibious operations and to maximise opportunities for interoperability with forces such as the United States Marine Corps. Australian manufactured upgrade options are available now ensuring Australian soldie receive the most capable equipment available. ww w.gdlsaustralia.com GDLS-Australia Manufacturing Capability • National network of 200 Australian suppliers currently suppor ting production and sustainment ser vices • ASL AV upgrades preser ve national security capabilit y for combat vehicles ASLAV 2030