French Army invests in new Griffon troop carrier and Jaguar combat armoured vehicles

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Photo: Thales The French Army is moving ahead with its €5 billion Scorpion modernisation programme by announcing deals for Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales to develop two armoured vehicles worth almost €752 million. Work on the Griffon, a six-wheel troop carrier VBMR, and a six-wheel EBRC combat vehicle, called Jaguar, will begin following feasibility studies ahead of the programme's launch. The contract covers all phases of an armament program, from development to...
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