Nexter and IGG sign teaming agreement for the modernization of the Leclerc MBT

Nexter, the leading French land defense company, signed a teaming agreement with International Golden Group, the leading supplier of the UAE Armed forces, to prepare the modernisation of the UAE Army’s Leclerc main battle tank (MBT).

International Golden Group (IGG) and Nexter have established a long-term relationship since 2006 via a “Cooperation Agreement”. This teaming agreement is a new step towards a reinforcement of the links between both companies.

Nexter and the UAE: 30 years of partnership

Nexter is a historical partner of the UAE armed forces since the acquisition of 436 Leclerc MBT. As the one responsible for the support of the Leclerc fleet, Nexter established a long-term relation with the UAE. Today, the group is actively working on the localization of industrial activities. The aim of this partnership is the modernization of the Leclerc MBT that will ensure the operational superiority of the UAE armed forces for the next 30 years.

Leave a Comment