Lifesaving REDWING SILVERSHIELD units for Afghanistan

Defence has engaged Brisbane-based Australian industry supplier, L3-Micreo to manage the production, manufacture and delivery of more than 14,000 additional life-saving SILVERSHIELD units to the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces.

SILVERSHIELD is a world class, vehicle-mounted force protection system produced by Defence under the REDWING program. The system provides protection against radio controlled improvised explosive devices.