European mobile artillery systems are already deployed to Afghanistan or being prepared for expeditionary units. The first such system, Nexter’s Caesar (a French acronym for a truck equipped with an artillery system—Camion Equipe d’un Systeme d’Artillerie), has been delivered to at least six French army artillery regiments, initially with one four-gun section each, which will eventually be followed by a second section. The units receiving the gun are mainly marine, airborne and mountain ...

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