Nexter Systems has paired up with the Avibras Group to market the French companies’ truck-mounted Caesar 155mm artillery system to the Brazilian army, the new partners announced at last week’sEurosatory Exhibition in Paris.
The companies said they would base the artillery on the same mobility, logistics, and command and control systems used by the Astros rocket system in service with the Brazilian military.
The French carry the Caesar on Renault's 6x6 Sherpa truck. Other customers use a Unimog chassis.
Astros uses Tectran's 6x6 all-terrain truck.
Nexter applies its expertise in land defence systems to meet the needs of the French army and other forces internationally. The scope of its business includes the supply of weapons systems and munitions for Army, Air Force, Navy and law enforcement applications.
The range of products offered by Nexter includes: Artillery systems CAESAR®, TRAJAN and, 105LG, Leclerc main battle tank, VBCI Infantry combat vehicle, ARAVIS® highly protected armoured vehicle, TITUS®, Nexter new armored 6×6, BONUS smart ammunition, all backed up by customer service, support and recycling.