HEIR TO A TWO CENTURIES EXPERTISE IN LAND-BASED WEAPONS SYSTEMS

1764-1936

Creation of weapons factories,
arsenals and construction factories.

1945

Consolidation of arsenals
within the weapons design
and manufacturing authority
(DEFA) of the Ministry of War.

1971

Creation of the G.I.A.T ("Groupement
Industriel des Armements Terrestres")
land weapons manufacturing group,
within the Ministry of the Armed Forces.

1990

Creation of GIAT Industries,
a private company.

2006

CREATION OF THE COMPANY
NEXTER SYSTEMS.