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Nexter Systems

French defense company specializing in land defense systems.
Nexter Systems is a European land defense, forming the KMW+Nexter Defense Systems (KNDS) after a merger with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. Specializing in main battle tanks, armored vehicles, artillery, robotics, and ammunition

Germany Orders 68,000 Artillery Shells from KNDS for Supply to Ukraine

May 1, 2024 @ 05:02 AM

Germany's Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has placed an order for 68,000 155mm artillery shells from European KNDS (KMW+Nexter Defense Systems) to support Ukraine's...

European Commission Allocates €41M to Nexter, Nammo, VAK to Boost Ammo Production...

March 20, 2024 @ 05:39 AM

The European Commission has greenlit a €41 million subsidy under the ASAP (Act in Support of Ammunition Production) plan to boost artillery ammunition production capacities for defense companies Nexter, Nammo,...

Nexter Offers Latest VBCI Infantry Fighting Vehicles to Qatar at DIMDEX-2024

March 5, 2024 @ 06:49 AM

Nexter has presented the latest iteration of the French 8x8 Infantry Fighting Vehicle, VBCI MkII, at the DIMDEX-2024 exhibition (March 4-6) with the aim of bolstering the Qatar Armed Forces. The...

Nexter's New SHARD Arrow Shell Boosts NATO Smoothbore Gun Penetration by 15%

March 1, 2024 @ 09:01 AM

Nexter, part of the KNDS consortium, completed SHARD arrow shell qualification, boosting NATO 120mm smoothbore gun firepower, and is now set for mass production. SHARD claims a 15% increase in penetration...

European Partners Launch THEMA Consortium for Advanced Electromagnetic Artillery System

February 20, 2024 @ 09:23 AM

A consortium of 14 European partners from nine EU member states has

Nexter, Safran Secure Contract for Leclerc Tank Sight Modernization

February 9, 2024 @ 02:56 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has awarded a contract to the temporary group of companies (GME) comprising Nexter, a KNDS company, and Safran Electronics & Defense for the...

Belgium Confirms Acquisition of Nexter's CAESAR NG, GRIFFON MEPAC Systems

February 2, 2024 @ 12:31 PM

The Belgian Council of Ministers has officially sanctioned the procurement of 19 CAESAR new generation (NG) artillery systems and 24 GRIFFON MEPAC mortar systems from Nexter, a company under the...

French DGA Orders 109 CAESAR MkII Mobile Artillery from Nexter

February 2, 2024 @ 12:16 PM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has issued a notification to Nexter, a KNDS company, confirming an order for 109 CAESAR MkII artillery systems. The first delivery is anticipated in

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