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India, Netherlands and Spain to receive Excalibur
Under one modification worth $20.31 million, the Netherlands (an existing M982 user) will receive more Excalibur projectiles by April 2023.
Another deal will see India receive $9.17 million worth of Excalibur Increment Ib projectiles, while the third involves $9.14 million worth of shells for Spain.
The M982 Excalibur is intended for use in close support situations within 75–150m of friendly troops or civilians.
It is a complete fin-stabilised projectile featuring GPS guidance and was first fielded in 2007, following a development programme that began in the early 1990s.
Shephard Defence Insight names Australia, Canada, Jordan, Sweden and the US as other Excalibur users.
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