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DSEI 2021: CTAI 40mm deliveries ramp up

14th September 2021 - 14:00 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in London


Jaguar 6x6 vehicle with CTAS. (Photo: Nexter)

40mm Case Telescoped Armament System finds uses on land and at sea.

CTAI (a JV between Nexter Systems of France and BAE Systems of the UK) has now delivered more than 600 units of its of their 40mm Case Telescoped Armament System (CTAS).

So far, firm orders have been placed by the UK for 515 of the 40mm weapons which is the complete requirement for installation in the General Dynamics Land Systems UK Ajax reconnaissance vehicle and Lockheed Martin UK Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme, although the former has yet to enter service and the latter has now been cancelled.

CTAS examples for the UK were delivered to the British Army

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Christopher F Foss


Christopher F Foss

Christopher F Foss is an internationally recognised authority on armoured fighting vehicles, artillery and other weapon systems, …

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