CBRNE & EOD Defence

ADF to receive CBRN equipment worth USD230 million

03 July 2017

As part of Project LAND 2110 Phase 1B the Australian Defence Force (ADF) will receive equipment worth AUD300 million (USD230 million) for protection against chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) threats, the Department of Defence (DoD) in Canberra announced on 3 July.

The equipment will include detectors, suits, masks, protection tents, decontamination systems, containers for contaminated equipment, warning and reporting software and simulation systems, said Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne and Minister for Defence Marise Payne in a joint statement.

"The new equipment enhances the Australian Defence Force's ability to detect, identify, monitor and warn others of CBRN hazards, protect personnel from exposure and decontaminate affected personnel and equipment safely," said Payne.

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