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Nexter and Texelis win the lightweight VBMR contract

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Roanne, February 12th, 2018 –Nexter and Texelis are delighted at today's confirmation by Florence Parly, Minister of Armies, for the attribution of the supply of Lightweight Multi-Role Armoured Vehicles (VBMR Véhicules Blindés Multi-Rôles) for the French Army. The contract went through the “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA) in the presence of Joël Barre, National Armament Director (NAD), and Bernard Barrera, Major General of the land forces.

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The Narwhal boarded the first Albanian-made patrol boat

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On the 15th of January took place in the premises of the Naval shipyard PASHALIMAN, in Albania, the official delivery to the Albanian Navy, Butrinti, the first local patrol boat equipped with the Narwhal 20A. The ceremony, which also marked the start of the Butrinti NATO mission in the Aegean Sea, was attended by the Defense Minister of Albania,

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IAV 2018

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Nexter, French leader in land defense, participates in the international conference of the armored vehicle in Twickenham. Part of the expertise of the group is presented - including VBCIs, one of the most exposed fighting vehicles in overseas operations, the turret and 40mm cannon that will equip the future Jaguar.

Demonstration of Strength for Nexter's Artillery

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Versailles-Satory, January 2, 2018 – On the occasion of dynamic demonstrations with live ammunition, the Nexter Group has demonstrated to more than eighty people from 18 countries its know-how and performance in ground-to-ground artillery for calibres 105 and 155mm.

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VBCI sets new major milestones in Qatar

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Versailles-Satory, December 19th, 2017 – Nexter Group announces the success of the new VBCI evaluation campaign by Qatari forces. It has demonstrated once again all the performances of the vehicle. The shots, carried out in different weapon system configurations, highlighted the performances and ergonomic qualities of the 40mm turret equipped with the 40CTA telescopic gun. This is another important step towards signing the contract for the supply of VBCI combat platforms in Qatar.

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Signature of a Letter of Intent for 490 VBCI in Qatar

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The Group is proud and pleased to announce the signing by Nasser Hassan AL-Noaimi, Chief of Investment Office at the Qatari Ministry of Defense, and Stéphane Mayer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of a letter of intent for the supply of 490 VBCI combat platforms, marking Qatar's choice for Nexter for its 8x8 Armored Infantry Combat Vehicle program.

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Roanne center is celebrating his 100th birthday: Creator of defense references for a century

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On December 6th, the Establishment of Roanne celebrated its centenary

This facility, built in the years 1916-1918, was originally dedicated to the manufacture of shells to support the war effort during the First World War. It then evolved towards the diversification of its activities between the two world wars (manufacture of railway, agricultural equipment, parts for the industry, bicycles, ...). After 1945, the activity focused on the integration of the armored vehicles of the AMX range - from the AMX 13 to the Leclerc tank - to the current systems of the group: Aravis, VBCI, Caesar and tomorrow VBMR-Griffon and EBRC Jaguar.

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Farther, more accurate, Nexter's 155 mm KATANA guided shell will be the gunners' munition of the future

Farther, more accurate, Nexter's 155 mm KATANA guided shell will be the gunners' munition of the future Eurosatory, P...