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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Is France sacrificing part of its Defense Industry on the altar of cooperation with Germany?

It's official, the KNDS company, which brings together the French Nexter and the German Krauss-Maffei Wegman, and which was until now managed by a two-headed structure made up of Nexter CEO Stephan Mayer ...

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Does the MGCS tank program respond to Franco-German operational and industrial challenges?

When he arrived at the Elysee Palace after his victory in the 2017 presidential elections, French President Emmanuel Macron quickly undertook to launch a series of major programs with Berlin ...

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The Oceanic Patrollers of the French Navy will have a 40 mm RapidFire gun

What was so far halfway between rumor and logical deduction was confirmed today by Commander Ghislain Deleplanque in charge of the protection office ...

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In turn, Russia presents its self-propelled gun "Caesar-like"

Coco Channel used to say that success was measured by the number of copies. According to this precept, the teams of French Nexter who designed the CEASAR self-propelled gun can…

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PILUM: the European Defense Agency launches its electric gun program

It was about time, you could say… The European Defense Agency has announced that it has selected the partners who will participate in the PILUM program, for Projectiles for Increased Long-range effects Using Electro-Magnetics (a little…

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MGCS: the first agreements are signed between France and Germany on the future European battle tank

On April 28, French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly and German Minister of Defense Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer announced that they had signed two decisive agreements for the program of…

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