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Eurosatory 2018: Nexter moves forward on guided 155mm shells

11th June 2018 - 07:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Paris


Following in the footsteps of ammunition manufacturers such as Orbital ATK and Raytheon, French armaments company Nexter Munitions is pressing forward with the development of a range of guided 155mm artillery rounds. 

The company will showcase several of its newest ammunition types at this year’s Eurosatory including a fuse kit for 155mm shells known as SPACIDO, as well as a completely new guided round featuring pop-out fins called MENHIR.

SPACIDO has now finished industrial development and is awaiting customers to start serial production. The solution is similar to Orbital ATK’s Precision Guidance Kit in that it allows soldiers to quickly

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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