KNDS GROUP

THE EUROPEAN LEADER IN LAND DEFENSE

Frank Haun CEO of KMW & Stéphane MAYER CEO and Chairman of Nexter

two leading companies

kmw & nexter

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, member of the German-French defense technology group KNDS,  leads the European market for highly protected wheeled and tracked vehicles. More than  4.000 employees develop, manufacture and support a product portfolio ranging from  air-transportable, highly protected wheeled vehicles through reconnaissance, anti-aircraft  and artillery systems to main battle tanks , infantry fighting vehicles and bridgelaying systems.

Nexter is the leading French land defense company and the third European player in the  ammunition sector. It is dedicated to meet the needs of the French land forces and of Nations  on an international scale. The scope of its business includes as well the supply of weapon  systems and ammunition for air and naval forces. Nexter also provides systems and protection  solutions in the field of homeland security. 

2017 figures

+ 7,000

employees worldwide

€2.7 billion

turnover

€3.4 billion

incoming orders

€9.2 billion

order backlog

PROVIDING MORE THAN

100 ARMED FORCES WORLDWILDE

WITH HIGH QUALITY EQUIPMENTS & SYSTEMS

OUR FORTHCOMING PROJECTS

LOOKING FORWARD IN TERMS OF INNOVATION

“We think that if France and Germany speak with one voice, Europe can move forward. That is certainly not a sufficient condition, but it is a necessary condition for our success. It is more than a symbol, it is an ethic of work that is expressed here and the determination for us to work together.”

Chancellor Merkel and the French President Emmanuel Macron at the European Council on 23 June 2017

Events

14-
16 Oct 2019

Washington D.C - USA

10-
13 Sep 2019

London -UK

29-
31 May 2019

Brno - CZ

2-
5 Apr 2019

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

PRESS RELEASES

KNDS presents its first joint product exclusively at Eurosatory

24 Apr 2019
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KMW and Nexter join forces on Main Ground Combat System

24 Apr 2019
Download95.69 Ko

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KNDS - KMW+NEXTER Defense System N.V.

Building Mahler 1000 - Gustav Mahlerlaan

1017, 1082 MK Amsterdam

Netherlands

Phone: 020 2184715