It is nice to see articles like this even if I disagree with the Afghanistan mission.
Anything that continues to look at combat soldier survivability is a good thing. And even years ago with the fact that the Bushmaster vehicle initially started with a goofed up procurement contract, it is now sorted out to be a super-star lifesaver. Thank you to the Australian Defence establishment.
This trumps spending money on fantasy ships, submarines and aircraft. Maybe someday Australia will actually learn how to procure the big dollar platforms with some form of sanity. I hope so.
Until then, as Major Gen (Retd) Jim Molan points out, the beat goes on.