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Equipment
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SMALL CALIBER WEAPONS
SMALL CALIBER WEAPONS
ACTIVITY
As a heir to a weapons-making tradition
dating back to the eighteenth century, Nexter
Mechanics is the French industrial for small
caliber, supplier of components or sub-
assemblies, as well as of the FAMAS assault
rifle, in service in the French Army.
Nexter Mechanics has the ability to manage the following operations:
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retrofit (example: Famas Felin),
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maintenance and repair,
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expertise and qualification,
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assembly,
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firing-test.
MEANS
One unit dedicated to the production and testing of small calibre weapons:
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secured assembly workshop,
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200 meters shooting tunnels, optical targetry, ammunition store,
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secured storage for weapon components,
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certified quality system ISO 9001, EN 9100, AQAP 21110.
Skilled operators:
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pyrotechnic manager,
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small arms shooters,
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integrators assemblers, gunsmiths.
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