Nexter unveils ASCALON, its concept for next-generation main battle tank armament

by Amael Kotlarski & Samuel Cranny-Evans

Nexter on 14 April unveiled its concept for the next generation of main battle tank (MBT) armament, which it has designated ASCALON (Autoloaded and SCALable Outperforming guN).

Nexter is pitching the ASCALON concept as an open architecture solution, forming the basis of a future joint development for the main armament requirement of the Franco-German Main Ground Combat System (MGCS). MGCS is aimed at replacing the French Leclerc and German Leopard 2 MBTs about 2040.

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/nexter-unveils-ascalon-its-concept-for-next-generation-main-battle-tank-armament

Nexter on 14 April unveiled its concept for the next generation of main battle tank (MBT) armament, ...

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