Should France develop a medium tank in parallel with the MGCS program?

It is now no secret that the risk of seeing the French armies engaged in a High Intensity conflict has increased considerably in recent years, and that it ...

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The replacement of the Indian T72s is a unique opportunity for Nexter and the French Army

At the beginning of June, the Indian authorities officially relaunched the Future Ready Combat Vehicles program, or FRCV, aimed at acquiring 1700 heavy armored vehicles to replace some 2200 combat tanks ...

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New partners, new capabilities: Berlin has big ambitions for the MGCS program

If the first discussions around the Main Ground Combat System program, or MGCS, date back to 2012, this program intended to replace the heavy armored component in France (Char Leclerc) and…

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Nexter challenges Rheinmetall with its ASCALON cannon for the MGCS program

For the German Rheinmetall, the case was understood: the experience and the reputation acquired by the designer of the 120 mm Rh-44 L120 gun which equips the Leopard 2 justified, according to the…

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KNDS EMBT tank will be much more than an industrial demonstrator

The E-MBT tank of the Franco-German company KNDS caused a sensation at EuroSatory 2018, proudly enthroned at the heart of the exhibition as the symbol of Franco-German cooperation in ...

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British Army takes an interest in Franco-German MGCS tank program

European cooperation programs seem to be at the heart of Defense news at the start of the year. Indeed, after Italy and Poland, it is the turn of Great Britain to…

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Qatar turn to KMW's German Boxer and drop Nexter's VBCI

Exactly 3 years ago, Doha announced two major contracts for the French defense industry: the exercise of an option to acquire 12 additional Rafale aircraft to the 24 already ...

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