EXPAL Design, Development and Manufacturing of Air Armament
EXPAL specialises in developing, manufacturing and maintaining products and services for the defence and security sectors. The company offers armed forces a range of products designed to enhance operational capabilities worldwide. Because of this, EXPAL tailors its services to meet the specific demands of individual missions.
The company’s dedication to technology and innovation has contributed to its continued success, placing it at the top-end of the European defence industry.
Maintenance and upgrades of aeronautical systems and weapons
EXPAL’s experience in design, development and manufacturing of air armament means it offers a complete range of products in service across all armed forces, as well as providing services in maintenance and modernisation of aeronautical systems.
EXPAL carries out the integration of all its products in the most important air platforms in the world. EXPAL provides:
- Aeronautical systems maintenance
- Air armament
- Ammunition, explosives and pyrotechnic disposal and recovery services
- Medium calibre cannon ammunition
- Propellants and propellants systems
- Disposal and recovery services of pyrotechnics
- SAZEC area control system
R&D and technology
Technology is at the heart of EXPAL’s business. Its research and development (R+D) programmes are centred on:
- Improving the protection of military platforms and crews
- Providing innovations that ensure ammunition operational safety in all conditions
- Developing new non-lethal technologies
- Rocket engines for spatial applications
- Increasing ammunitions effectiveness
- Developing intelligent ammunition with electronics
- Protecting stored ammunition against assaults
- Supporting troops’ operational capacities
- Rapid deployment and high-mobility systems
Its R+D department designs and develops the latest innovations and improves existing products to customers’ specifications.
EXPAL contributes to international R+D programmes with governments and companies of the highest level to provide armed forces the latest in technological advancements.
EXPAL puts into practice its corporate policies for:
- Minimising the environmental impact of its activities
- Obtaining the highest security standards
- Establishing ongoing R+D activity as the basis of its technological development.
- Ensuring maximum quality in all products and service
Products and Services
Aeronautical System Maintenance
Experience, know-how and capabilities in the development and manufacture of weapon systems and ammunition, together with a clear vocation of service to the armed forces, strengthens EXPAL's offer as maintenance service and modernization provider.
Shepherd Avian Control System
Shepherd is a UAV which imitates the silhouette of a bird of prey. Its circling, attack and reconnaissance movements cause birds to leave the areas where they cause problems.
EXPAL Aviation Bombs
With wide experience in air armament, aerodynamic performance, types of explosives and structural calculation, EXPAL designs, develops, manufactures and integrates conventional, pre-fragmented and penetrator bombs and other internal developments.
Hero-400EC Extended-Range Loitering System
Strsljen Multimission Unmanned Helicopter
SmartGlider Light Air-Launched Guided Weapon
Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB)
Tejas Light Combat Supersonic Fighter
C295 Armed Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Aircraft, France
M-346FA Fighter Attack Aircraft
Paragon Direct Attack Munition
S-8OFP Unguided Missile
Derby BVR Air-to-Air Missile
On 4 May the Spanish Army's Logistics Support Command awarded EXPAL a five-year contract through a framework agreement to supply a high-value solution for ammunition, consisting of an ER02A1 extended-range HE projectile, with a base bleed unit and EC102 electronic fuze, which allows impact, time and delay operation; propulsion is achieved by modular charge type DM92ES.Read more
EXPAL will be attending this year's Eurosatory international defence and security exhibition in Paris, France, between 11-15 June in Hall 6 - 133.Read more
Expal will be taking part in the eighth International Nitrocellulose Symposium organised by MANUCO between 5-7 June.Read more
For 14 years, EXPAL has been attending this important exhibition of the defence and security sector.Read more
Between 6 and 7 March, Bristol will host the Future Indirect Fires Conference that will focus on artillery, mortars and simulators.Read more
EXPAL attends the third C-IED Technology Workshop in Madrid, Spain, between 24-26 October.Read more
EXPAL will demonstrate its capabilities and developments in demilitarisation services, demolition material and energetic products that manages in its state-of-the-art facilities located in Texas at this year's AUSA meeting and exposition.Read more
One more edition, the company will show its proposals and solutions for air, land and sea in this international exhibition, which will take place in London between 12-15 September.Read more
EXPAL has finished the destruction of 3.4 million landmines in Belarus, fulfilling the Republic of Belarus' commitment with the 1999 Ottawa Treaty regarding the prohibition of the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines, and their destruction.Read more
EXPAL has been presented with a contract by BAE for the support of an enhanced air-launched weapons capability development for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.Read more
EXPAL has developed the next stage in the evolution of plastic explosives, the PG-3. As well as increased performance and reduced shock sensitivity, PG-3 uncovers innovative underwater capabilities in addition to self-adhesive properties that simplify its use in the field.Read more
EXPAL and Proytecsa Security Collaborate in Ammunition Demilitarisation and Improvised Explosive Sector
IEDD and EOD solutions leader EXPAL develops, manufactures and integrates a wide range of products and services, including soil remediation works and clearance of terrains. EXPAL has been working in defence and security industries for 70 years.Read more
A demilitarization program funded by the European Union.Read more
The demonstration took place last Tuesday, 16 November, in the Spanish Army firing and training range 'Álvarez de Sotomayor', in Almeria, Spain. EXPAL showed all the products and systems involved in this proposal during the different exercises performed on the field.Read more
A simulator that allows educates and trains an entire section of mortars and each of its members, thanks to simulation technology.Read more
EXPAL were selected to participate as part of the SHEPHERD-MIL UAV RAPAZ programme.Read more
EXPAL has announced it will be showcasing its latest developments and solutions in regards to ammunitions, propellants and weapons systems at the International Defence Exhibiton & Conference (IDEX) 2015.Read more
EXPAL will show its offer of solutions in different areas as indirect fire support that include the ammunition, the information systems, the weapons on ground or integrated in vehicle and the forward observer systems, including UAVs.Read more
Expal will show its latest proposals in ammunition, systems and technological applications.Read more
Diehl Defence Land Systems and EXPAL have signed a cooperation framework agreement offering solutions in the field of vehicle maintenance for the international market, which intensifies their joint activities.Read more
The works will start in three months and includes the destruction of obsolete and outdated ammunition of the Cyprus National Guard.Read more
On 10 July 2013, government delegate Germán López Iglesias inaugurated EXPAL's new manufacturing facilities of electronic fuzes in 'El Gordo (Cáceres)'.Read more
EXPAL has been working over the years together with the Brazilian military industry to provide comprehensive service and product enhancement to its armed forces through partnerships with leading Brazilian companies.Read more
EXPAL has been awarded the tender for the implementation and management of a demilitarization line in Brazil.Read more