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Australia looks to add Himars


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I haven't seen this posted but the Aussies continue to invest in their armed forces while we continue to whither and dither.

"In what looks like yet another FMS purchase without any form of competition, the Army is set to purchase Lockheed Martin’s HIMARS multiple launch rocket system (MLRS). It has been known for some time that this is what Army has wanted – and now this is what they get. In a continuation of the trend to replace Tiger helicopters with older generation Apaches and switching MRH fleet for Blackhawks, this will further transform the Army into a US clone."

Although the author seems to disagree with the methods and perhaps the outcome this is exactly what we need to do with a bunch of our systems rplacements and hopefully by the time we are done our procurement system will be working at the same speed as our needed replacements