Jamaica Defence Force To Get Thales Bushmaster Vehicles

  • Our Bureau
  • 11:07 AM, December 6, 2013
  • 3657

Thales Australia has signed a contract to supply 12 Bushmaster vehicles to the Jamaica Defence Force.

The vehicles are all troop carrier variants equipped with Thales’s SOTAS M2 communication system, and deliveries will begin in 2015.

The contract also includes a five-year support package to ensure the highest levels of availability and performance.

Chris Jenkins, Thales Australia CEO, said: “The Jamaica Defence Force has a longstanding interest in Bushmaster, and we are now very pleased to add them as an export customer.”

“The Bushmasters are ideally suited for both internal security and humanitarian operations. The inclusion of the support package demonstrates the customer’s trust in us to deliver and maintain an effective capability over several years, ” Jenkins added.

Also Read

French Navy Deploys Thales' Commander Training System

December 3, 2013 @ 07:43 AM

Thales To Continue RAN Adelaide Frigate Support

November 29, 2013 @ 08:12 AM

Thales Demos Scorpion HMD At Dubai Air Show

November 27, 2013 @ 07:19 AM

Thales Awarded Adelaide Class Frigate Combat Systems Support Contract

November 25, 2013 @ 12:47 PM

Thales' Mission Suite To Equip Indonesian Ships

November 19, 2013 @ 05:02 PM

Thales Acquires XPI Simulation To Strengthen Training And Simulation Capability

November 8, 2013 @ 12:40 PM

Thales To Exhibit C4I Solutions At Defexpo 2014

January 31, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Thales To Define Future Network-Centric Architecture

January 29, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Thales, SAF Group Team Up For Helicopter Training Centre

January 15, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Thales Wins £100 Million Air Defense Systems Contract

January 15, 2014 @ 11:39 AM

Thales Wins New Generation Laser Designation Pod Contract

January 13, 2014 @ 01:37 PM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS