CTA International is a 50/50 Joint Venture company founded in 1994 between BAE Systems and NEXTER Systems.
CTA International is located in Bourges in the heart of the historic military centre of France.

The company comprises more than 60 British and French Engineers and Support staff and is dedicated to Research & Development, Manufacturing and Sale of 40 CT Technology.

The 40 CTAS is primarily aimed to equip armoured and reconnaissance vehicles in order to provide them with fire power superior to any other Medium-Calibre system.

The suite of ammunition developed in association with the weapon is designed to give increased effect against armoured vehicles including some previous generation main battle tanks, defeat of reinforced concrete, buildings and soft targets and suppression of dispersed troops.