• general-dynamics

    GDELS / Land System


    A solid reputation for quality and service backed by years of experience, makes Santa Bárbara Systems (business unit integrated in the European Land Systems Group of General Dynamics) one of the leaders in the defense industry and a major reference in the European market, as well as one of the main suppliers of systems and solutions to the Spanish Armed Forces.

    Headquartered in Madrid with over 2.300 employees working in Spain and Germany, the company manufactures an array of defense equipment, ranging from combat vehicles to artillery systems, and light weapons and munitions. The efficiency of its products has been proven in some fifty countries, including many NATO countries.

    Santa Bárbara Systems has five main business lines: Armored Vehicles, which develops and manufactures wheeled and tracked combat vehicles; Special and Amphibious Vehicles; Weapons; Ammunitions and Propellants and Research & Development (R&D). It also has a license to co-manufacture the Leopard 2E main battle tank for the Spanish Army and the vehicle RG-31 Mk5E especially designed for resisting mines.

    Its R&D capability and capacity, and the experience gained over its long history enables Santa Bárbara Systems to develop new systems, adapting them to the specific needs of a large customer base.