Korean Hanwha Defense will be working with Australia’s Bisalloy for the steel involved in the USD 1.7 billion Egyptian K9 artillery program, leveraging the work done with the company under Land 8116 for the Australian AS9 and AS10 vehicles. An order is expected to be made in Q4 of 2022. Bisalloy Steels has already been working with Hanwha Defense for the supply of armored steel for the Huntsman program in Australia.Hanwha Defense entered into the agreement with the Government of Egypt in February of this year to supply substantial quantities of Self-Propelled Howitzers and Armored Resupply Vehicle. The contract is valued at around USD 1.7 billion for hundreds of the K9 Self-Propelled Howitzer, K10 Ammunition Resupply Vehicles, and K11 Fire Direction Control Vehicle with the SPH variant to be known as the K9A1 EGY. The K11 Fire Direction Control Vehicle is a new vehicle to be developed for the Egyptian military. Using the K9 chassis, the command-post vehicle will be equipped with a range of high-tech sensors and communication equipment in accordance with operational requirements of the Egyptian Army and Navy.Bisalloy Steels is Australia’s only manufacturer of high-strength, abrasion-resistant, quenched and tempered steel plate. Bisalloy steel is used for armor, structural, and wear-resistant steel applications. Bisalloy products are marketed under the brand BISALLOY. The company exports to countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North America and South America. From its base in Unanderra in south of Sydney in NSW, Bisalloy Steels manufactures these products through a highly efficient, continuous flow process. Since starting in 1980, Bisalloy Steels has earned an outstanding international reputation for the quality of its products and technical support.