France and Italy to develop new generation of SAMP/T air defense system

The contract for the development of the SAMP/T NG (Surface-to-Air Missile Platform/Terrain New Generation) for France and Italy has been signed on March 19 at OCCAR premises in France (Paris area) in the presence of the French Air and Space Force staff, the Italian Army staff, the OCCAR Director and National representatives of the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) and of the Italian Armament Directorate (SGD). OCCAR has awarded the contract, by delegation of DGA and SGD, to the Franco-Italian consortium Eurosam; backed by its three shareholders MBDA France, MBDA Italy and Thales.

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Eurosam consortium comprises three shareholders, namely MBDA France, MBDA Italy and Thales (Picture source: Eurosam)



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