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​SOFINS: Nexter unveils new ARX 25 turret variant

29th March 2017 - 14:37 GMT | by Erwan de Cherisey in Souge, France


French equipment manufacturer Nexter is showcasing the concept for its new ARX 25 'Low Profile' turret designed specifically for special forces (SF) use at the SOFINS exhibition currently underway at Souge.

The ARX 25 Low Profile is being developed in answer to a French SF requirement for a 25mm low weight canon turret which could be fitted on its new vehicles, chiefly the RTD PLFS. Indeed, concepts of the weapon presented by Nexter at SOFINS include renderings of the turret installed on such a platform.

As one Nexter official explained to Shephard, the requirement for a 25mm canon

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Erwan de Cherisey


Erwan de Cherisey

Erwan de Cherisey is a writer on international affairs and defence.

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