Nexter present at SHIELDAFRICA to respond to the African Forces needs

Satory January 18, 2019

Nexter, a KNDS Group company, European leader in land defense, will be present at SHIELDAFRICA in Abidjan from January 21 to 24, 2019. For this fifth edition, under the theme of "Living, Regulated Land, Sea and Air Frontiers, Conditions for the Development of Africa", the French architect and system integrator will propose a selection of its range of equipment in the field of artillery, armored vehicles, naval and air weaponry, robotics and ammunition.

Proven solutions for today's issues.

Mainly drawn on expertise from the French Army's use of the Armored Combat Vehicle (VBCI) on the African territory, the CAESAR® 155mm artillery system and the Highly Protected 4x4 Armored Vehicle ARAVIS®, Nexter will present its range of products adapted to the operational issues of African land forces. Nexter's booth will exhibit the models of the 105LG towed gun and of the TITUS® in its armored personal carrier (APC) and homeland security (HS) versions. These versatile, robust and reliable equipment perfectly meets local needs, both in the city and difficult terrain as well as across the spectrum of missions, from peacekeeping to high intensity missions, through counter terrorism and homeland security.

In addition, Nexter will exhibit a range of innovative solutions, such as the NERVA® monitoring and recognition mini-robot range or the FINDMP® digital system for decision-making process. The booth will also host the mobile clinic system, whose mobility concept allows effective care even in hard-to-reach areas.

Nexter will also be present in the aerial and maritime dimensions by proposing the different adaptations of its famous 20mm gun (20 * 621) on several weapons mounting including the P20 (manual mounting for light vehicle), the POD NC621 (Pod canon for helicopters and light aircraft), the NARWHAL® (tele-operated and stabilized naval turret), or the 15A / 15B (light naval mounting).

Finally, a wide range of ammunition, ranging from 20 mm to 155 mm, will be exhibited, including tank and artillery ammunition as well as naval and aeronautical ammunition.

Find Nexter¹ and its experts on booth EX255.

¹ Nexter Group subsidiaries present on SHIELDAFRICA exposition are Nexter Robotics, Euroshelter, and Nexter Munitions, MECAR and SIMMEL.