Hanwha adopts Dassault Systèmes products for Australian defence projects


Hanwha Defence Australia has announced that it will use Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE software platform to support their Australian Department of Defence contracts. 

In a statement on Friday, the local subsidiary of the South Korean prime said the platform – which includes PLM, data analytics, simulation and other functions – was already being used for purposes “from mechanical and electrical design to program management, configuration and change management”. 

HDA has been selected by the Australian government in 2021 to deliver the LAND 8116 project – for 30 Self-Propelled Howitzers, 15 Armoured Ammunition Resupply Vehiclesand in 2023 as a preferred tenderer to deliver 129 Redback IFVs as part of LAND 400 Phase 3.  

According to a statement from Hanwha, it follows successful adoption overseas of Dassault Systèmes products, and the “extension of this relationship to  Australia will create new opportunities to grow Australia’s digital engineering capabilities and drive the future of defence innovation.”

Picture: credit Hanhwa Defence Australia

Further reading

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