Bushmaster is combat proven and has been successfully deployed by three armies on operations in a number of regions including the Middle East, Africa and the Pacific. On-going design enhancement, a wide range of user selectable mission equipment and mature through life support have ensured that Bushmaster continues to meet evolving customer requirements.
Bushmaster is an 11-tonne, 4x4 protected vehicle with a 4-tonne payload, designed to perform a diverse range of mission profiles. Variants include troop carrier, command, patrol, support, weapons deployment and ambulance.
Bushmaster is designed and built to protect up to 10 occupants, combining high levels of blast and ballistic protection with excellent off-road mobility.
In service with six countries on four continents, Bushmaster has proven performance in protecting and saving lives during operations.
Vehicle Support Centre
Our Eagle farm site in Queensland is home to the Vehicle Support Centre, where we manage the full life-cycle capability of protected vehicles. The critical work delivered at Eagle Farm ensures the Bushmaster vehicles can be maintained to the highest standard for our customers and modified when required to meet evolving operational requirements.
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