Most of the French vehicles in Mali--with the notable exception of the VBCI
and arguably the Caesar and VBL--are old and slated for replacement or at least modernization.
However, before the project was cancelled, Nexter's VBCI
seemed to be the lead contender.
Jeste mnohem vyssi cenovy skok nastal u obrnenych bojovych vozidel pechoty, kde novy typ VBCI
stoji prinejmensim sestkrat tolik, co obrnene bojove vozidlo pechoty predchazejici generace (AMX 10P).
These are the Boxer by German-Dutch business Artec, the Piranha by General Dynamics UK and the VBCI
by French company Nexter.
BAE is bidding for so-called systems integration contracts to customise vehicles made by the winner of a government competition in which three different groups or consortia are taking part - US/Swiss grouping GD Piranha Evolution, France's Nexter VBCI
and German consortium Artec Boxer.
EMC test trends can be viewed as resulting from new initiatives, such as the military's armored combat vehicle VBCI
program, or from extensions of existing practices, such as wired or wireless in-building networking.
to construct a technical workshop NTI 2 (NTI 2: technical level of intervention n 2) with 9 + 2 spans (approximately 2 400 m 2 ) for the maintenance of the VBMR (respecting the constraints of dimension allowing to maintain Indifferently, VBMR or any gear of the scorpion program in particular the VBCI
(the most constraining in dimensions),
It is supported in its mission by 16 Nexter VBCI
infantry fighting vehicles and 47 Panhard VBL four-wheel drive tactical vehicles, plus 35 Nexter VAB armoured personnel carriers.
LEFT: Nexter's VBCI
, a six-wheeled armoured vehicle, was a front-runner in the competition for the Close Combat Vehicle (CCV).
Ongoing negotiations with GCC countries involve satellites, the Rafale combat Aircraft; Tiger or NH90 helicopters; the air defence systems based on Aster or Mica missles; armored infantry vehicles VBCI
or Caesar cannon; the Fremm multi-mission frigate and C4I systems.
is a wheeled 8X8 cross-country armored vehicle that can accommodate a two-person crew and 11 soldiers, meeting their operational and protection needs.
will enter service in the French army in 2008.