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Weapon Systems Technology for Defence and Security Forces

EXPAL develops, manufactures, integrates and maintains products, systems and services for the defence and security sectors.

Avda. del Partenón, 16,
28042 Madrid,


EXPAL develops, manufactures, integrates and maintains products, systems and services for the defence and security sectors.

EXPAL offers the armed forces a wide range of solutions for supporting and improving their operational capabilities. This includes adapting to the nature of their missions and providing technological developments.

EXPAL offers:

  • Artillery ammunition
  • Demolition stores
  • EOD equipment
  • EOD services and soil remediation
  • Insensitive munitions (IM) warhead fill
  • Integrated mortar systems
  • Light weapon ammunition
  • Medium caliber cannon ammunition
  • Mortar ammunition
  • Mortar systems
  • Propellants
  • Propelling charges
  • Pyrotechnics
  • SAZEC area control system
  • TECHFIRE information system and ballistic computers for fire support
  • Vehicle maintenance and integrated logistic support services

Leading ammunitions, explosives and EOD services

EXPAL is a leader of the ammunition and explosives sector in Spain, as well as one of the main providers of demilitarization and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) services worlwide.

Maintenance services and integrated logistics support

EXPAL also offers maintenance services and integrated logistic support for platforms and systems.

EXPAL maintenance services and logistic support offers solutions for the maintenance and modernisation of platforms and equipment armies in order to optimise and extend their life cycle, both in the systems already in service and future acquisitions.

The capabilities of EXPAL, along with its commitment to cooperation with other leading companies to cover major programs, are the base that support the provision of EXPAL`s offer in maintenance and modernisation of platforms.

Research and development of new technologies for military applications

Technology is the engine of EXPAL’s progress. The programmes of R+D and innovation that EXPAL develops are centered on the following:

  • Support to the operative capacities of troops
  • Improving the protection of military platforms and crews
  • Systems of weapons for rapid deployment and high mobility
  • Increase of the scope, effectiveness and precision of ammunitions, reducing collateral damages
  • Development of intelligent ammunition by the incorporation of the electronics
  • Reduction in the vulnerability of ammunition stored against external assaults
  • Designs and innovations that assure the safety in the employment of the ammunitions in all environmental conditions
  • Rocket engines for spatial applications
  • Development of non-lethal armaments

The company’s department of R+D is responsible of the design and development of new products, as well as the improvement and adequacy of existing ones to meet specific requirements of the customer and comes from collaborating with the Spanish Ministry of Defence and its armed forces, as well as leading companies technologically in the sector, in many successful programmes.

EXPAL also collaborates in international programmes of R+D with official organisations and companies to meet the technological developments demanded by the armies across European programmes of co-operation.

Developing technology to optimise defence and security operations

EXPAL puts into practice its corporate policies as a basis of its action to:

  • Offering maximum quality in all products and services
  • Minimise, if any, environmental impact of its activities
  • Get the highest security standards
  • Develop a continuous improvement in R+D activity as a basis of its technological development. The key for success is to get the best results in all activities EXPAL is involved

EIMOS Integrated Mortar System

EXPAL, a leading manufacturer of mortar systems (weapon systems and ammunition) has developed an integrated mortar system known as EIMOS.

SAZEC Deployable Zone Control System

SAZEC is a surveillance, control and protection system specially designed for operations. Totally adapted to the current scenarios, the multi-sensors capacity let you detect, locate, identify and react gradually against an intrusion attempt in the protected area.

EXPAL Mortar Systems

EXPAL is a worldwide leader in mortar systems for platform and ammunition. Its products are supplied to the main military forces around the world, offering excellent fire support in current scenarios.

TOS-1A Solntsepek Rocket Launch System

The TOS-1A Solntsepek, a multi-barrel rocket launch (MBRL) system designed and developed by Omsk Transmash Design Bureau, is the latest variant of the TOS-1 flame thrower system.

Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle (RRV)

The Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle (RRV) is a member of the FOX range of light tactical vehicles being offered by Jankel Armouring (Jankel).

RGW 90-Series Weapon System

RGW 90 (Recoilless Grenade Weapon) is a 90mm man-portable, anti-armour, multi-purpose weapon system manufactured by German-based company Dynamit Nobel Defence.

Textron Tactical-Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV)

The Textron Tactical-Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) is a 4x4 wheeled combat vehicle, which is designed and currently being developed by Textron Systems to meet multiple mission capabilities of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

EIMOS Integrated Mortar System

EIMOS is a truck-mounted integrated mortar system designed and manufactured by Spanish defence company EXPAL Systems.

EXPAL Systems Starts Development of its Own Guidance Systems

EXPAL Systems today announced the launch of its first development of guidance systems. The company thus seeks to offer the Armed Forces ammunition with greater precision, in order to reduce collateral damage and achieve greater survivability thanks to efficiency in the mission. Another design objective that is sought is to achieve an improved anti-jaming capability.

EXPAL Launches E-COMPAX and M-COUNTER Solutions for Mortar Systems

EXPAL Systems, a leading global defense and security company, has launched electronic devices E-COMPAX and M-COUNTER, two new technologies to enhance mortar systems’ operational capabilities at DSEI 2019, the Defense and Security Exhibition that takes place in London 10-13 September.

EXPAL Celebrates 25 Years of Rewarding Innovation

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 Systems Selected For New 81mm Mortar in Switzerland

EXPAL Systems has been selected by armasuisse for the new 81mm mortar system for the Swiss Army. This follows the “8,1cm Mortar replacement” program launched in 2015 by the Swiss Procurement Agency armasuisse, which has included a complex evaluation process of key potential suppliers, with tests and validation of the systems individually.

EXPAL USA to Showcase at AUSA 2018

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 to Supply 155mm Extended-Range Ammunition for Spanish Army

For the purpose of supplying the Spanish Army's 155mm extended-range ammunition for the howitzers SIAC 52-calibre and M109A5 39-calibre, on 4 May the Spanish Army's Logistics Support Command awarded EXPAL, through a framework agreement, a five-year contract 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 at DSEI 2017

EXPAL will be showcasing its defence and security solutions at the forthcoming EXPAL 2017.

EXPAL Develops PG-3, the Cutting Edge in Plastic Explosives

PG-3 represents the next stage in the evolution of plastic explosives. In addition to increased performance and reduced shock sensitivity, PG-3 breaks new ground in underwater capabilities, as well as self-adhesive properties that simplify its use in the field.

SIMOX Simulator Introduced by EXPAL

EXPAL has introduced its new simulator SIMOX, that can bed used to train and educate a section of mortars and each of its members.

EXPAL to Participate in FIDAE 2016

EXPAL will be attending FIDAE 2016 with the goal of supplying complete solutions for the Chilean Armed Forces in the field of defence and security, presenting its latest developments in arms systems, ammunitions and propellants and its capacities in services such as aeronautical systems maintenance and demilitarisation services.

EXPAL Participates in the PACIFIC 2015 Exhibition

Aimed at providing integral defence and security solutions for the Australian Armed Forces, EXPAL has showcased its range of defence and security systems and services at the PACIFIC 2015 exhibition in Sydney, Australia.

EXPAL takes part in Defence and Security Equipment International

At DSEI, EXPAL presents the new version of the EIMOS 81 system with a series of improvements in different areas such as ergonomics, with a new platform integrated in a URO VAMTAC with four crew cabin seats, sensors integration, new meteorological station for ballistic calculations improvement, and a new version of the indirect fire support information system of EXPAL: TECHFIRE with new functionalities and a simplified and more intuitive interface.

EXPAL to Attend DSEI 2015

At DSEI, EXPAL will present the new version of its EIMOS 81 system with a series of improvements in different areas. The event will take place on 15 September in London.

EXPAL Exhibits at UNVEX 2014

EXPAL will exhibit its micro UAV, SHEPHERD, which features a system with multiple applications within the defence and security fields.

ELDIG FRT Meeting with EDA at DSEI

The European Land Defence Industrial Group of the AeroSpace and Defence European Association (ASD) held its Fast Reaction Team meeting at the 2013 DSEI event in London, with attendance from a majority of important European companies in the land sector.

Expal at DSEi 2013

One of the most important international defence and security exhibitions, held in London from 10-13 September.

EXPAL to Exhibit at LAAD 2013 in Brazil

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.

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