Project Perentie

In part one of a comprehensive study Craig Watson looks at the history and 4 x 4 variant of Perentie Land Rovers

‘So versatile are the Perentie Land Rovers that it is taking five different vehicles, from three different manufacturers to replace them’

An Australian Army Land Rover disembarks a landing craft onto a beach in Ormoc, Philippines, during Operation PHILIPPINES ASSIST following Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013 PHOTO BY CPL JAKE SIMS. © COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
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The Australian Army is currently replacing its ageing fleet of Land Rovers, many of which have already found their way into private ownership. But there’s much more to these very special, Australian designed and built Land Rovers than meets the eye.

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