Nexter Systems have signed a contract with Indian Companies for Mounted Gun Systems program

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Saturday, June 21, 2014 11:20 AM
 
Nexter Systems have signed agreement with Indian Companies for Mounted Gun Systems program.
Nexter Systems, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) and Ashok Leyland Defence Systems have signed a consortium agreement to collaborate for the Mounted Gun System (MGS) artillery programme of the Indian Army.
     
Nexter Systems, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) and Ashok Leyland Defence Systems have signed a consortium agreement to collaborate for the Mounted Gun System (MGS) artillery programme of the Indian Army.
CAESAR 155 mm gun system mounted on Indian-made Ashok Leyland truck at Eurosatory 2014
     

The artillery system proposed for the MGS programme by the consortium led by L&T acting as prime contractor is a version of the well-known CAESAR® artillery system fitted onto a 6x6 Super Stallion chassis from Ashok Leyland. Unveiled for the first time at the DEFEXPO show in New Delhi in February 2014, the Indian version of the CAESAR® is also on display at the Nexter stand at Eurosatory 2014.

The partnership among the three companies is based on delivering the best solution and value to the Indian Army. The customization of the systems to fulfill specific Indian requirements will be done in cooperation between the three companies.

Nexter and L&T are already teaming for the Towed Gun System programme of the Indian ministry of defence, by proposing the TRAJAN® which is under evaluation in India.

Nexter applies its expertise in land defence systems to meet the needs of the French army and other forces internationally. The scope of its business includes the supply of armoured vehicles, weapons systems and munitions for Army, Air Force, Navy and law enforcement applications. In 2013, Nexter reported revenue of € 787 million, of which 18% were allocated to Research & Development.

The range of products offered by Nexter includes: CAESAR® the highly mobile 155mm self-propelled gun, TRAJAN® the powerful 155 mm towed gun, 105LG lightweight towed gun, Leclerc battle tank, VBCI Infantry combat vehicle, ARAVIS® highly protected armoured vehicle, BONUS intelligent munitions and FINDERS® C2 command system, all backed up by customer service, support and recycling.

 

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