France to double howitzer production

Ceasar SAU
Ceasar SAU

“The production rate of Caesar self-propelled 155-mm howitzers by Nexter (company) will be doubled from the current four to eight units per month,” the minister said.

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Furthermore, production of Mistral surface-to-air missiles will be doubled to 40 units per month. Lecornu said that the production of ‘Ground Master’ air defense radars will also increase and accelerate to 24 units manufactured annually.

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Paris has already transferred 18 Caesar howitzers to Ukraine, before pledging to deliver 12 more.

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