Nexter Systems adapts to meet the precise needs of armed forces
As a land defense systems provider, Nexter Systems is experiencing a marked trend towards shorter production runs. Nexter Systems adapts to meet the demands imposed by the policies of armed forces to downsize their assets to precisely what is required, and no more.
Deliveries held up at a sustained level during 2010. Twenty-five CAESAR® artillery systems were delivered to the French army during the year, completing the confirmed phase of the order. All the 105 LG towed artillery canons ordered by an army in South America were also delivered. Fifty-four CAESAR® kits were shipped to the Middle East.
For the VBCI Armored Infantry Combat Vehicle, 2010 was marked by the preparation and successful EO deployment of some thirty vehicles in Afghanistan and Lebanon.
The ARAVIS® multipurpose heavily protected armored vehicles ordered in April 2009 by the French army were delivered between January and May of 2010. Eleven of them were deployed in EO in Afghanistan during October.
“2010 was a good year for Nexter Systems, with growth approaching 20% and a realignment of our organization to configure our teams for the major competitive bidding rounds of the coming decade.” (Jean-Patrick Baillet, Managing Director of Nexter Systems)