AME Systems selected for $20m LAND 400 project

AME Systems has been selected to manufacture electrical wiring harnesses for the AMV35 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle as part of a proposed Land 400 project worth more than $20 million.

BAE Systems Australia and Patria have offered the AMV35 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle as part of their bid for LAND 400 Phase 2 – to replace the ASLAV fleet.

“We have worked with AME Systems for many years and we’re pleased to be able to continue this relationship with our LAND 400 offering,” BAE Systems Australia CEO Glynn Phillips.

“It has a highly skilled workforce ready to work with us to deliver a high quality product for the Australian Army.

“Working with partners like AME will help us develop and maintain Australian Industry Capability on major projects like LAND 400 and to hit the ground running should we win the contract.”

AME Systems is a leading Australian, privately owned designer and manufacturer of quality electrical wiring harnesses and assemblies. It employs more than 250 people and is the largest employer in the region.

“This opportunity will provide long-term employment with up to a dozen additional direct jobs at AME,” said AME Systems managing director Nick Carthew.

“As the largest employer in the region, this opportunity is incredibly important for the people of Ararat and the surrounding area.”