Chris Mills & Leo Purdy

Chris Mills is the Director General Modernisation within Army Headquarters. In this role he coordinates the modernisation of the Army which includes the next generation of Armoured Fighting Vehicles.
Leo Purdy is the Staff Officer Grade One Armoured and supervises the management and development of Australia's M1 Abrams tank capability and future armoured engineering systems.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

War Room

Fighting to Win

This article considers the importance of the tank to the ADF in the 21st Century

By Chris Mills & Leo Purdy