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Bushmaster - A Success Story in Battlefield Protection

Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 5:16:48 PM EST by Website Administrator

In late September, three Australian soldiers were Wounded in Action as a result of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasts during two separate incidents in Uruzgan Province.       

On Friday 23 September, three soldiers from Mentoring Task Force – Three (MTF-3) were wounded when their Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle (PMV) struck an IED during a partnered Mentoring Task Force – Three (MTF-3) and Afghan National Army (ANA) resupply mission in the Karmisan Valley.

Director of Health, Headquarters Joint Operations Command, Group Captain Karen Leshinskas said the three wounded soldiers received immediate first aid and were evacuated by helicopter to the Role 2 Medical Facility in Tarin Kot.

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