Defence Industry

CZECH REPUBLIC SIGNED THE ACQUISITION CONTRACT FOR 62 TITUS

Nexter, a KNDS company, European leader in land defense, partook today to the signature ceremony of the acquisition of 62 TITUS® armored vehicles at the Czech Ministry of Defense (MoD).

TITUS® is the latest generation of 6x6 armored vehicles, conceived by Nexter to answer the support and transport vehicles needs of modern armies offering high level of protection, mobility and versatility, as well as controlled ownership cost. TITUS®’ mobility chain was developed in cooperation with Czech supplier Tatra Trucks. A “Homeland Security” kit is available, answering more specifically to the needs of police and security forces.

Czech MoD’s order is about 3 variants of TITUS®: ...

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Robots

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Defence Industry

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Defence Industry

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Defence Industry

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Defence Industry

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Defence Industry

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Defence Industry

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Defence Industry

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Defence Industry

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