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Nexter Katana 155mm guided ammunition tested in ONERA wind tunnel


From 25 May to 8 June 2020, Nexter Munitions carried out two major test campaigns of the Katana ammunition in the S3MA wind tunnel at ONERA's Modane site. The 155mm Katana technical team successfully tested the guidance function and ballistic behavior of the ammunition in this wind tunnel capable of covering speeds ranging from Mach 0.1 to 6.05.

Nexter places major order with EURENCO for artillery modular charges


Within the framework of a contract notified by the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) on 11th May 2020, Nexter has placed a major order with Eurenco, the European leader in energetic materials for the supply of artillery modular charges. A total of 70,000 modules will thus be manufactured on the Eurenco Bergerac site and delivered between 2021 and 2022 to the French Army for use on the CAESAR system.

Jaguar EBRC prototype on display for French National Day


The prototype of the EBRC Jaguar, one of the vehicles of the Scorpion program, was exhibited at the Invalides in the framework of the classic military parade on the Champs Elysées, a parade considerably reduced this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

French Army receives new Griffon multi-role armored vehicles


The French Army has taken delivery of another batch of Griffon multi-role armored vehicles, the French Ministry of Defense announced.