Nexter, the leading French land defense manufacturer will be exhibiting its know-how in the air force sector during the
Paris Air Show 2017

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Versailles, 16 June 2017 – Nexter, part of the KNDS Group and the only French land defense system manufacturer and integrator, will present a large part of its know-how at the 52nd Paris Air Show from the 19th to the 25th of June 2017 at Le Bourget.

Nexter, as a land defense specialist, will exhibit its latest armored and artillery systems, VBCI and Caesar®, designed and produced for both French and foreign land forces. The SCORPION program will also be presented on the stand with the future army vehicles and equipment, Jaguar and Griffon, developed with its partners Renault Trucks Defense and Thales, as well as the modernized version of the LECLERC tank with, in particular, the integration of vetronics and improved protection. The French army Caesar® 6x6 will be on display alongside the A400M transport aircraft on the Airbus stand, in order to illustrate its air portability; a real asset operationally.

In the aeronautical field, Nexter will exhibit its strategic know-how in the airborne gun, turret and ammunition sector. The 30mm gun range, which notably equips the Rafale and Mirage, and the THL30 turrets for the Tiger helicopter, THL20 for the Indian HAL-ALH helicopter, and SH20, a retractable, side-mounted 20mm cannon adopted by the French special forces, will be presented on the Nexter stand.



The 8x8 CAESAR® artillery system has been selected by Denmark
to equip the Danish land forces

 MG 2437Versailles, May 22, 2017 – Nexter, the leading French land defense systems manufacturer has been awarded a contract by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) for the supply of 15 (plus 6 as an option) 8x8 CAESAR® artillery systems to the Danish Army.

The CAESAR® 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer has been constantly deployed by the French Forces in combat operations since its entry into service in 2009: in Lebanon, Afghanistan, Mali and currently in Iraq. The CAESAR® is recognized worldwide as striking the best balance between the simplicity of towed artillery and the mobility and survivability of a self-propelled system.

It provides customers with a highly flexible, deployable and affordable full spectrum solution for indirect fire support. Not only is the CAESAR® very accurate, it also has the lowest maintenance costs on the market for a mobile artillery system. Over 300 CAESAR® systems have already been ordered by 5 different countries.



Nexter announces the signing of a new contract to supply additional CAESAR® artillery systems to the Indonesian National Armed Forces

CAESAR Copyright Nexter - A.Beinat - webAbu Dhabi, February 20, 2017 – Nexter, the leading French land defense company and part of KNDS Group, has been a longstanding partner supporting the modernization of the TNI (Tentara Nasional Indonesia) since entering into an initial contract in 2012 to supply 36 CAESAR® artillery systems. Today at the IDEX 2017 trade show, Nexter is proud to announce the signing of a new contract to supply a further 18 CAESAR® systems to the Indonesian National Armed Forces.


Nexter showcases its armored vehicle and medium caliber gun know-how at the IDEX 2017 trade show



Abu Dhabi, February 17, 2017 – Decade after decade, Nexter, the leading French land defense systems and ammunition designer and manufacturer, has proven its dedication to providing the best of its technology, products and services to armed forces in the Middle East. Since the Leclerc MBT contract was signed in 1993, Nexter has opened 3 offices in the region, and has established a relationship of trust with its customers on the ground. With its strong presence at the 2017 IDEX trade event, Nexter is reasserting its position as one of the leading suppliers of defense systems in the Middle East.


Eurosatory 2016 – Nexter, KMW: Two brands under a single banner


Munich/Versailles, 10th June 2016At Eurosatory 2016, the world’s largest international land defence and security exhibition, Nexter and KMW will be showcasing their product ranges under the joint KNDS banner on just one stand.

Customers, delegations, visitors, journalists, service providers and equipment manufacturers will be received in a common shared area displaying the name and colours of the Group incorporated in December 2015:



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