Nexter (formerly known as GIAT Industries or Groupement des Industries de l'Armée de Terre, Army's Industries Group) is a French government-owned weapons manufacturer.
It manufactures various weapons and other hardware for the French and other foreign militaries, including:
* The FAMAS assault rifle;
* The FRF2 sniper rifle;
* The Leclerc main battle tank;
* The Véhicule de l'Avant Blindé (VAB) armoured personnel carrier;
* The 20 mm modèle F2 gun;
* The APILAS anti-tank grenade launcher;
* The Wasp 58 Light Anti-Armour Weapon;
* The LG1 Mark II 105 mm towed howitzer;
* The Véhicule Blindé de Combat d'Infanterie (VBCI) wheeled armoured infantry fighting vehicle.
By kjfitz @ 2010-06-02 15:25:30