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.
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
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.
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.
Derby (Alto) is a beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile (AAM) developed by Israeli defence company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to meet the combat needs of the armed forces.
Hero-400EC (Electric, Cruciform) is an extended-range variant of the Hero family of loitering weapon systems developed by UVision Air, an unmanned air system developer based in Israel.
The Strsljen multimission unmanned helicopter, developed by Serbian arms manufacturer EDePro, was unveiled during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
SmartGlider Light is a compact member of SmartGlider family of new-generation standoff air-launched guided weapons manufactured by French missile systems manufacturer MBDA.
The Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) is an advanced, lightweight laser-guided munition developed jointly by Lockheed Martin Corporation and Raytheon Company.
C295 Armed ISR (Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance) is the latest variant of the C295 series of transport and surveillance aircraft.
Italian aerospace and defence company Leonardo introduced M-346FA (Fighter Attack) aircraft, a new variant of the Aermacchi M-346 twin-engine advanced trainer aircraft, in June.
Paragon all-weather, dual-mode direct attack munition (previously named Dual Mode Plus laser-guided bomb (LGB)) is designed and developed by Lockheed Martin to provide warfighters of the US and its allied nations with the capability to engage potential targets in a tactical environment.
EXPAL Systems has won a three-year outline agreement by the Nato Procurement and Support Agency for the provision of 25mm x 137mm cannon ammunition to its Partnership members.
MAXAM has announced the appointment of José Manuel Fernández Bosch as CEO of EXPAL Systems, the group’s Defense division. As of July 1, and coinciding with the next meeting of the Company’s Board of Directors, Fernández Bosch will join the MAXAM management team, in his role as General Manager of the Defense Unit.
Global defence and security company EXPAL Systems has presented the Deployable Area Control System (D-ACS) at DSEI 2019, the Defense and Security Exhibition that takes place in London from 10-13 September.
EXPAL Systems, a provider of global defense and security solutions, has revealed its new E-COMPAX and M-COUNTER electronic devices to enhance mortar systems’ operational capabilities at DSEI 2019, the Defense and Security Exhibition that takes place in London 10-13 September.
Navantia, EXPAL and Elbit Sytems have officially presented TIZONA, the 30mm unmanned turret for the Program “Combat Vehicle on Wheels” (VCR 8×8) of the Spanish Army, at FEINDEF, the International Defense Exhibition held in Madrid from the 29-31 May.
EXPAL USA reaches over 2,900 tons of demilitarised ammunitions since 2016 following the agreement signed with the US Army.
EXPAL has celebrated the 25th Edition of the Santa Barbara Innovation Awards, an initiative organised by EXPAL parent company MAXAM to promote a culture of innovation at all levels within the organisation.
EXPAL brings its integrated mortar system EIMOS, designed to increase accuracy, reliability and survivability of armed forces’ operations on the battlefield, to the SEAP region.
EXPAL showcases its latest developments for air, land and sea armed forces at the Indo Defence exhibition 2018, taking place in Jakarta on November 7-10.
EXPAL is to present its latest solutions to combat engineers at the Industry Day during the biannual EURETEX 2018, taking place at the San Gregorio National Training Centre in Zaragoza, Spain.
EXPAL USA will showcase its latest developments and technologies to support Armed Forces’ current and future requirements at the AUSA 2018 Annual Meeting and Exposition held in Washington between 8-10 October.
EXPAL has introduced the latest functions of its EIMOS system at this year's Eurosatory exhibition between 11-15 June.
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.
EXPAL will be attending this year's Eurosatory international defence and security exhibition in Paris, France, between 11-15 June in Hall 6 - 133.
Expal will be taking part in the eighth International Nitrocellulose Symposium organised by MANUCO between 5-7 June.
For 14 years, EXPAL has been attending this important exhibition of the defence and security sector.
Between 6 and 7 March, Bristol will host the Future Indirect Fires Conference that will focus on artillery, mortars and simulators.
EXPAL attends the third C-IED Technology Workshop in Madrid, Spain, between 24-26 October.
EXPAL exhibited its proposal in weapon systems, naval and army ammunition, technology systems and demilitarisation services in this international maritime exposition in Sydney between 3-5 October.
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.
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.
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.
EXPAL has been presented with a contract by BAE for the support of an enhanced air-launched weapons capability development for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.
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.
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.
A demilitarization program funded by the European Union.
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.
A simulator that allows educates and trains an entire section of mortars and each of its members, thanks to simulation technology.
EXPAL were selected to participate as part of the SHEPHERD-MIL UAV RAPAZ programme.
Visit EXPAL at the 2015 Defence and Security Equipment International (DESi) expo, which will bring together the latest technological updates in the airforce sector.
The Special Operations Group (GEO), the Spanish Elite Police Unit, has tested EXPAL's latest developments in demolition charges and initiation systems at its facilities in Guadalajara.
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.
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.
Expal will show its latest proposals in ammunition, systems and technological applications.
EXPAL will exhibit its micro UAV, SHEPHERD, which features a system with multiple applications within the defence and security fields.
ELDIG, the European Land Defence Industrial Group of the AeroSpace and Defence European Association (ASD), held at DSEi London its Fast Reaction Team (FRT) meeting with attendance from most important European companies in the land sector. T
The new S-402, as this initiation system is called, incorporates an innovative technology that significantly increases security during its use.
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.
The works will start in three months and includes the destruction of obsolete and outdated ammunition of the Cyprus National Guard.
At the recent DSEI event, which was held in London 10-13 September, EXPAL presented its latest products and services.
On 10 July 2013, government delegate Germán López Iglesias inaugurated EXPAL's new manufacturing facilities of electronic fuzes in 'El Gordo (Cáceres)'.
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.
EXPAL has been awarded the tender for the implementation and management of a demilitarization line in Brazil.