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The French Army Receives First Caesar Self-Propelled Howitzers, Replacing Those Granted to Ukraine

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Foto credit: Chef d'état-major de l'armée de Terre
Foto credit: Chef d'état-major de l'armée de Terre

France has transferred a total of 30 Caesar self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine, with production rates reaching 8 units per month at the beginning of 2024

The French military received the initial batch of Caesar self-propelled howitzers to replace those provided to Ukraine as defense aid.

This was announced by the Minister of the French Armed Forces, Sébastien Lecornu.

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CAESAR self-propelled howitzers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Defense Express
CAESAR self-propelled howitzers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Open source illustrative photo

"A significant and tangible achievement, allowing KNDS Nexter to produce Caesar self-propelled howitzers in 15 months, compared to 30 months before the russian-Ukrainian war," the Minister shared on social media.

Reminder that, according to recently released data, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have received a total of 30 units of the Caesar self-propelled howitzers (in the 6×6 version, with an additional 19 units in the 8×8 version provided by Denmark).

The CAESAR 155 mm self-propelled artillery system of the Ukrainian Air Assault Forces, Defense Express
The CAESAR 155 mm self-propelled artillery system of the Ukrainian Air Assault Forces / screenshot from video

Defense Express reported earlier What Defense Agreements Ukraine and France signed in Kyiv.

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