© Patrick ROBERT/Corbis via Getty Images
© Patrick ROBERT/Corbis via Getty Images

Military vehicle procurement 'not value for money'

25 January 2021

The full findings of a scathing audit into the procurement of a combat vehicle for Australia’s military have been made public despite a contractor’s bid to keep them secret.

A 2018 review by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) of the Department of Defence’s (DoD) $1.3bn contract to buy the Hawkei light military vehicle from Thales was partially redacted following pressure from the contractor.

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