NEXTER SYSTEMS
 
 
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Nexter is a company within the French-German KNDS Group (KMW+NEXTER Defense Systems), the European leader in land defense.

Nexter mission is to meet the needs of armies all around the world, through the design, development and production of high-end protection and defense systems, artillery, armored vehicles and ammunition for land forces.

Since its creation, the group supplies customers and commercial partners and provides artillery systems and armoured vehicles in Asia, South America, Africa and in the Middle-East.

Nexter products proved their reliability and capabilities by being deployed in overseas operations and in wide variety of terrains with the French Army (CAESAR®, ARAVIS®, VBCI in Afghanistan, Mali, Lebanon, Central Africa…).

In 2015, Nexter’s revenue was €1.1 billion, of which 14% was reinvested in Research & Development (2,236 live patents in Nexter’s portfolio). The Group has 3,320 employees on 10 sites in France, 2 sites in Italy (Simmel Difesa) and 1 site in Belgium (Mecar).

The Group continues to pursue its policy of international expansion, with 55% of orders coming from export markets in 2015. In France, Nexter is fully engaged in meeting the aims of the SCORPION Program, through the renovation of the Leclerc tank and the development, as part of a consortium with Renault Trucks Defense and Thales, of the future GRIFFON and JAGUAR vehicles.

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As a land defense systems integrator and as the heir to more than 250 years of expertise, Nexter is the manufacturer of a long line of vehicles including the LECLERC battle tank, the VBCI armored infantry fighting vehicle, the multi-role TITUS® 6x6 vehicle and the CAESAR® self-propelled howitzer. In addition, Nexter is an expert in land turrets (T40 and ARX® families).

Nexter offers in a full range of key equipment and solutions, including naval (NARWHAL®, 15A/15B naval mounts) and aeronautic weapons systems(THL30/THL20 turrets, pod and cannons). Nexter is the supplier of the RAFALE aircraft cannon and of the TIGER helicopter turret, used in operation by the French army.

Digital solutions are also an important part of Nexter know-how with C2 systems (FINDERS), vetronics (CREWSHARE) and embedded simulation (SEMBA).

Nexter Ammunition Business Unit, incorporating Mecar in Belgium, Simmel Difesa in Italy, and Nexter Munitions in France, is the 3rd largest European group in its sector. It develops and produces a large range of ammunition from 20mm to 155mm, dedicated to land (artillery, infantry, armored vehicles and tanks) naval and air-land defense systems.

Lastly, Nexter draws on a number of equipment manufacturing subsidiaries such as Nexter Robotics (robot NERVA® and its playloads), Nexter Mechanics (special mechanics systems), Nexter Electronics (electronics for extreme and combat conditions), Optsys (optomechanical and optoelectronic systems for military use), NBC-Sys (individual and collective protection systems against nuclear, biological and chemical attacks) and Euro-Shelter (tactical shelters, mobile logistics systems, mobile medical systems). Their engineering expertise allows them to supply combat-proven sub-systems and technologies to other parts of the Nexter group and to external customers in areas such as robotics, electronics, optics, mechanics, shelters and CBRN protection.

 
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Systems Business Unit:
As a land defense systems integrator and as the heir to more than 250 years of expertise, Nexter is the manufacturer of a long line of vehicles including the LECLERC battle tank, the VBCI armored infantry fighting vehicle, the multi-role TITUS® 6x6 vehicle and the CAESAR® self-propelled howitzer. In addition, Nexter is an expert in land turrets (T40 and ARX® families).

Nexter offers in a full range of key equipment and solutions, including naval (NARWHAL®, 15A/15B naval mounts) and aeronautic weapons systems(THL30/THL20 turrets, pod and cannons). Nexter is the supplier of the RAFALE aircraft cannon and of the TIGER helicopter turret, used in operation by the French army.

Digital solutions are also an important part of Nexter know-how with C2 systems (FINDERS), vetronics (CREWSHARE) and embedded simulation (SEMBA).

 
     
Ammunition Business Unit:
Nexter Ammunition Business Unit, incorporating Mecar in Belgium, Simmel Difesa in Italy, and Nexter Munitions in France, is the 3rd largest European group in its sector. It develops and produces a large range of ammunition from 20mm to 155mm, dedicated to land (artillery, infantry, armored vehicles and tanks) naval and air-land defense systems.
 
     
Equipment Business Unit:
Lastly, Nexter draws on a number of equipment manufacturing subsidiaries such as Nexter Robotics (robot NERVA® and its playloads), Nexter Mechanics (special mechanics systems), Nexter Electronics (electronics for extreme and combat conditions), Optsys (optomechanical and optoelectronic systems for military use), NBC-Sys (individual and collective protection systems against nuclear, biological and chemical attacks) and Euro-Shelter (tactical shelters, mobile logistics systems, mobile medical systems).

Their engineering expertise allows them to supply combat-proven sub-systems and technologies to other parts of the Nexter group and to external customers in areas such as robotics, electronics, optics, mechanics, shelters and CBRN protection.
 
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Nexter
Communication Department
13, Route de la Minière
78034 Versailles Cedex
France
Tel: +33 1 30 97 36 41
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URL: https://www.nexter-group.fr
 
 
Range of products
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Aravis Nexter Systems High protected wheeled armoured vehicle
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The Nexter Aravis is a high mobility 4x4 protected multi-mission vehicle intended for land forces in scenarios such as Iraq and Afghanistan. The vehicle can carry a 20mm remote turret and a battlefield management system, and can be delivered as a field command post and ambulance.
The Nexter Aravis is a high mobility 4x4 protected multi-mission vehicle intended for land forces in scenarios such as Iraq and Afghanistan. The vehicle can carry a 20mm remote turret and a battlefield management system, and can be delivered as a field command post and ambulance.
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Technical Data Sheet, description, information, pictures.
 
Caesar Sherpa wheeled self-propelled howitzer
 
The Caesar is a wheeled self-propelled howiter designed and manufactured by the French Defence Company Nexter Systems. The last version of the Caesar uses the chassis of a 6x6 truck Sherpa 5 from Renault Trucks Defense. This version was presented for the first time during the International Defense Exhibition Eurosatory in 2006.
The Caesar is a wheeled self-propelled howiter designed and manufactured by the French Defence Company Nexter Systems. The last version of the Caesar uses the chassis of a 6x6 truck Sherpa 5 from Renault Trucks Defense. This version was presented for the first time during the International Defense Exhibition Eurosatory in 2006.
Technical Data Sheet, information, description, pictures.
 
Caesar Unimog wheeled self-propelled howitzer
 
The Caesar (French denomination of Camion Équipé d’un Système d’Artillerie) was designed and manufactured byr the French Defense Company GIAT, now Nexter Systems. The Caesar Nexer Systems wheeled self-propelled howitzer was shown in public for the first time in June 1994.
The Caesar (French denomination of Camion Équipé d’un Système d’Artillerie) was designed and manufactured byr the French Defense Company GIAT, now Nexter Systems. The Caesar Nexer Systems wheeled self-propelled howitzer was shown in public for the first time in June 1994.
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Technical Data Sheet, information, description, pictures.
VBCI Nexter Systems Wheeled armoured infantry combat vehicle
 
The VBCI (French denomination of "Véhicule Blindé de Combat d'Infanterie)") is a French wheeled armoured infantry fighting vehicle designed and manufactured by the French Companies Nexter Systems and Renault Trucks Defense. The VBCI is designed to replace the old tracked armoured infantry fighting vehicle AMX-10P.
The VBCI (French denomination of "Véhicule Blindé de Combat d'Infanterie)") is a French wheeled armoured infantry fighting vehicle designed and manufactured by the French Companies Nexter Systems and Renault Trucks Defense. The VBCI is designed to replace the old tracked armoured infantry fighting vehicle AMX-10P.

Technical Data Sheet, information, description, pictures.
TITUS Nexter Tactical Infantry Transport & Utility System 6x6 armoured vehicle
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The TITUS (Tactical Infantry Transport & Utility System) is a new generation of 6x6 armoured vehicle personnel carrier designed and manufactured by the French Defense Company Nexter. The vehicle was unveiled at DSEI 2013, the International Defense & Security event in London, United Kingdom, in September.
The TITUS (Tactical Infantry Transport & Utility System) is a new generation of 6x6 armoured vehicle personnel carrier designed and manufactured by the French Defense Company Nexter. The vehicle was unveiled at DSEI 2013, the International Defense & Security event in London, United Kingdom, in September 2013.

Technical Data Sheet, information, description, pictures.
 
 

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