Nexter, a reference naval turret and ammunition manufacturer, is presenting its new naval turrets at the Euronaval Exhibition, currently taking place in Le Bourget Paris from 18-21 October 2022.
Nexter’s flagship product at Euronaval is the RAPIDFire turret, a state-of-the-art system to revive the French naval and anti-aircraft artillery industry RAPIDFire’s new design is presented on 1:1 scale.
This concentrate of innovations will become a reference in the field of medium-calibre naval turrets.
Adapted to low-layer ground-to-air defense, and in particular to anti-drone warfare, the RAPIDFire protects ships, land units or bases against a wide range of threats: jet skis, boats, loitering ammunition, UAVs, light aircraft or missiles up to 4,000 meters away.
Expansion of the Turret Offer
Nexter is also presenting the NARWHAL 20mm remote controlled turret reinforced by the MBDA AKERON missile launch pod. The integration of this innovative solution demonstrates the modularity of our systems.
In addition, thanks to its experience in land and naval turrets, Nexter now offers naval versions of its remotely operated land turrets, including the ARX 25, which is equipped with the VBCI's 25mm gun.
European Leader in Naval Ammunition
Supplier to 60 armies worldwide with a catalogue of more than 250 references, Nexter Arrowtech is presenting its 20 to 127mm ammunition range for naval turrets at Euronaval. As Europe's leading naval munitions manufacturer, Nexter Arrowtech is demonstrating its ability to develop game changing ammunition for highintensity conflicts.
For instance, a fuse for 40mm L70 ammunition with real-time inductive programming will be displayed on the stand.
This new technology considerably increases the operational capabilities of existing weapons, particularly in the antiaircraft and anti-drone fields.
Nexter, the leading French land defense company and one of the main European players in the ammunition sector is part of the KNDS Group. The scope of its business includes as well the supply of weapon systems and ammunition for air and naval forces. The group continues to apply its international development policy with several order intakes in 2021 intended for the export market.
In France, Nexter is fully committed to meeting the objectives of the SCORPION program, through the upgrade of the Leclerc tank and the development and production of the VBMR GRIFFON and EBRC JAGUAR vehicles within the temporary business venture between Nexter, Thales and Arquus, as well as the Lightweight VBMR SERVAL (with Texelis).
The group’s range of products also includes TITUS® and VBCI armored vehicles, CAESAR® and 105LG1 artillery systems, smart ammunition (BONUS®, KATANA®), robots and many equipment.
Nexter’s 2021 turnover amounted to €1,3 billion, including 30% devoted to customer services, from training to fleet management to support and revaluation.