Australia agrees on new weapons deal — RT World News


Australia has agreed on a AU$3.5bn (US$2.5bn) deal with the US to upgrade its army’s armored vehicle fleet. The news comes months after the country signed a security pact with the US and UK amid heightened tensions with China.

Canberra agreed to buy 75 M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks to replace the 59 M1A1 tanks it purchased in 2007.

“Teamed with the infantry fighting vehicles, combat engineering vehicles, and self-propelled howitzers, the new Abrams will give our soldiers the best…



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