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Defexpo 2014: Nexter teams to offer light CAESAR

6th February 2014 - 09:01 GMT | by Tim Fish in Delhi


French defence manufacturer Nexter has teamed with Indian companies Larsen & Toubro and Ashok Leyland Defence to offer a new light variant of the CAESAR mounted howitzer to the Indian Army.

Announcing the arrangement at Defexpo in Delhi on 6 February, Nexter stated that L&T was the prime contractor leading the team that will integrate the CAESAR 155mm/52 cal gun onto a Super Stallion 6x6 truck from Ashok. 

Nexter is providing a transfer of technology to allow the production of the gun in India. The company stated: ‘Thanks to its 6x6 chassis, the road and off-road capabilities of the Indian CAESAR

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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