“Nexter is a KNDS (KMW+NEXTER Defense Systems) company, the European leader in land defense. Its mission is to meet the needs of armies all around the world, through the design, development and production of high-end defense systems, artillery guns and armored vehicles to land forces. Its expertise also covers the supply of systems and ammunition to air forces and navies.” (Nexter profile, IDEX 2017)

Nexter CAESAR self-propelled howitzer during DSEI 2015 set-up

Image: Nexter CAESAR self-propelled howitzer during DSEI 2015 set-up. The Caesar has been sold to France (72 supplied), Indonesia (37), Thailand (6), and “an undisclosed Middle East customer, believed to be the Saudi Arabian National Guard” (136). French army Caesars have seen operational use in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Mali. (Jane’s, 17.6.2014)

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