At Eurosatory 2022, Indonesian C4ISR tools producer PT Len Industri (Persero) and French government-owned weapons producer Nexter System are happy to announce the signature of a multiannual In-Service Help (ISS) contract for the CAESAR self-propelled howitzer (SPH) fleet in service inside the Indonesian Military. This ISS encompasses a complete bundle of providers, together with on-site technical help, supply of spare components and coaching to make sure the very best readiness of the CAESAR fleet for the advantage of the Indonesian Military.

PT Len Industri (Persero) declared: “We’re happy to collaborate with Nexter, a world class trusted firm, for this long-term partnership. It is a crucial step to strengthen Len’s place in defence trade. We’re each prepared to keep up the CAESAR artillery system as a way to ship a wonderful service to the Indonesian military.”


Jean-Michel GIRARD, Vice-President of the client providers enterprise unit declared:”We’re very proud to provoke a fruitful collaboration with PT Len for the upkeep of the CAESAR fleet. It is a first step in Nexter’s ambition to develop native assist and supply very best providers to the Indonesian Military.”

Indonesian Military 1st Area Artillery Regiment CAESAR Self-Propelled Howitzers (Picture by Dispenad/TNI AD)

The CAESAR (CAmion Équipé d’un Système d’ARtillerie) is a French self-propelled 155 mm, 52-calibre, howitzer put in on a 6×6 or 8×8 truck chassis. It’s able to firing all 39/52 caliber NATO-standard shells. Geared up with an autonomous weapon community incorporating an inertial navigation system and a ballistic laptop, the CAESAR can notably precisely strike targets greater than 40 kilometres (25 mi) away utilizing Base Bleed ERFB ammunition or targets over 55 kilometres (34 mi) away utilizing rocket assisted or sensible ammunition. The CAESAR has been exported to varied nations together with Belgium, Denmark, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia Thailand, Ukraine

The Indonesian Military acquired 37 CAESAR self-propelled howitzers for $240 million, the primary two arriving in mid September 2012. One other 18 self-propelled howitzers had been bought in a follow-up order signed in February 2017. Nexter will offered its FINDART firing management system, underneath the Indonesian order, in addition to provide the nation with CAESAR simulators for coaching. Greater than 50 artillery battalion auxiliary autos will probably be assembled in Indonesia by Nexter accomplice PT Pindad. Models manufactured for the Indonesian Military use a 6×6 Renault Sherpa 5 chassis.