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Nexter loyal to MILIPOL Qatar

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Doha, October 29, 2018 - Nexter, a KNDS Group company, European leader in land defense, is present at the Milipol Qatar from October 29 to 31, 2018, in Doha. Providing 100% of French land forces fighting gear and with its experience with several armies in the world, Nexter Group signed at the end of 2017 a strategic partnership with the Qatari government. Concluded under the Al Rayyan program, the agreement covers the acquisition and maintenance of 490 VBCIs. For this 12th edition, Nexter exhibits its know-how in the fields of homeland and civil security, but also in terms of armored vehicles, high-tech equipment and its wide range of ammunition.

 

 

An offer as close as possible to local issues

For this first edition including a space dedicated to homeland security, Nexter showcase the FINDMP® touch-table decision support system, the NERVA® LG robot with its additional modules and its nuclear, biological and chemical protection equipment (NBC). The TITUS® Homeland Security, Modular Armored Vehicle, is also presented with a model. Currently used by the RAID, this vehicle is equipped with a 6x6 chassis, allowing an extreme mobility. It also benefits from optimal protection for the intervention teams.

In the field of combatant protection, the Infantry Armored Combat Vehicle (VBCI) in its various versions is a testimony of Nexter’s products excellence. Thus, the command post, repair and ambulance models of the VBCI are presented. These versions are all perfectly adapted to high intensity combat. The armored vehicle ARAVIS® in its personal carrier version is also presented on the booth.

Finally, the 20mm to 40mm medium-caliber ammunition range and 40mm to 76mm naval ammunition range testify of Nexter's extensive expertise and presence in this area.

Find Nexter and its experts on booth H042.

 

About Nexter

Nexter, the leading French land defense company and third European player in the ammunition sector is part of the KNDS Group. It is dedicated to meet the needs of the French land forces and of Nations on an international scale. The scope of its business includes as well the supply of weapon systems and ammunition for air and naval forces. Nexter also provides systems and protection solutions in the field of homeland security. The group continues to apply its international development policy with 58% of the order intake in 2017 intended for the export market. In France, Nexter is fully committed to meeting the objectives of the SCORPION program, through the upgrade of the Leclerc tank and the development of the future VBMR Griffon and EBRC Jaguar vehicles within the temporary business venture between Nexter, Thales and Arquus, as well as the Lightweight VBMR. Nexter's 2017 turnover amounted to €900 million, of which 18% is allocated to Research and Development activities. The group's range of products also includes ARAVIS®, TITUS® and VBCI armored vehicles, CAESAR®, TRAJAN® and 105LG1 artillery systems, smart ammunition (BONUS), many equipment, as well as customer service, support and revaluation.

 

Press Contact

Laetitia Blandin

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