French Industry Nexter Systems equipment and know-how in advanced combat systems at DefExpo 2803125

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DefExpo 2012
Land, naval and Internal Security Systems Exhibition
New Delhi, India
March 29 - April 1, 2012
 
Nexter at DefExpo 2012
 
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 04:20 PM
 
French Industry Nexter Systems equipment and know-how in advanced combat systems at DefExpo
Nexter Systems has inherited the centuries old experience of French land defence experts and is a European leader in Defence Industry. Nexter Systems been designing and supplying Land Defence systems for the French army for several decades. Nexter also provides highly advanced combat systems, AFVs, Artillery systems, modern weapons systems, communication systems, ammunitions and Logistics services to many armed forces around the world.
     
Nexter Systems has inherited the centuries old experience of French land defence experts and is a European leader in Defence Industry. Nexter Systems been designing and supplying Land Defence systems for the French army for several decades. Nexter also provides highly advanced combat systems, AFVs, Artillery systems, modern weapons systems, communication systems, ammunitions and Logistics services to many armed forces around the world.
     

In addition to weapon systems for Land Forces, Nexter Systems addresses the requirements of air and naval forces, and these advanced systems supplied by Nexter Systems are combat proven and are currently deployed in operational theatres overseas, such as Afghanistan and Lebanon.

Since 2004, Nexter is participating in DEFEXPO in India, exhibiting its equipment and showing its know how in advanced-combat systems.

Besides, providing the most advanced Artillery Systems, ammunitions and AFVs to the Indian Army, Nexter plans to open up new areas of co-operation in the Indian and Global Defence market by developing partnerships with the Indian industry (Transfer of Technology, Joint Ventures, Sale of Components etc.),
- To support and provide the local industry with the latest technology for the "Make India" projects and any new requirement of the Ministry of Defence of India;
- To collaborate with the DRDO for modern and high technology research and development projects.

     
On September 2nd, 2011, Nexter Systems of France and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) of India signed a second Agreement for TRAJAN® 155 mm/ 52 cal Towed Gun System (TGS) for the Indian Army.
Nexter developed a new towed howitzer, the Trajan, based on the Caesar 155/52 mm barrel.
     
Nexter Systems has established cooperations in India to collaborate in the Artillery programs for the Indian
Army:
- Nexter Systems and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) of India signed an Agreement on June18th, 2010, for 155 mm Mounted Gun System (MGS) for the Indian Army.
- On September 2nd, 2011, Nexter Systems of France and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) of India signed a second Agreement for TRAJAN® 155 mm/ 52 cal Towed Gun System (TGS) for the Indian Army.

Both Agreements announce the formation of a Nexter Systems led consortium for the 155mm/ 52 cal Mounted Gun Program and the 155 mm / 52 cal Towed Gun Program and the upgunning of the M46 for the Indian Army.

Due to the importance of Indian Artillery and other programs and the willingness of Nexter Systems to become a leading partner of the Indian Defence Industry, Nexter Systems has decided to establish a wholly owned subsidiary - Nexter India in 2012.
 

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