General Dynamics European Land Systems designs, manufactures and delivers wheeled, tracked, and amphibious vehicles, and currently has 3,000 in use around the globe.
Wheeled vehicle range
The piranha vehicle offers a range of distinguishing features, such as:
- Custom built driveline
- Modular protection
- Unrivalled payload to gross vehicle ratio
- High-capacity air conditioning
- An almost unlimited range of weapon stations
- Amphibious capability and renowned piranha mobility
The tactical vehicle families duro and eagle complement the piranha family, offering a range of tactial and logistics vehicles in the eight ton to 14 ton weight class.
The pandur, available in 6×6 and 8×8 configurations and produced in the Austrian factory, completes the Wheeled Vehicles portfolio.
Tracked vehicle division
The main product of the Tracked Vehicle Division is the ASCOD, a tracked combat vehicle designed to operate in conjunction with main battle tanks. It provides space for a crew of 11 and has a top speed of 70 kilometers per hour.
Regarded as one of the best infantry combat vehicles in the world it can mount any turret in the market.
Another tracked vehicle model is the SK 105 Light Tank combines high firepower, extreme mobility and rapid deployment by C 130 aircraft in the class of less than 20 tons combat weight. Several armies worldwide trust in these outstanding features of the SK 105.
Amphibious bridge systems
With the M3 Amphibious Bridging and Ferrying System and the IRB (Improved Ribbon Bridge) GDELS-Germany offers today’s most modern and fastest floating bridge systems.
REBS (Rapidly Emplaced Bridge System) is an air-transportable dry-gap bridge for light and medium forces, which provides crossing capability for gaps up to 13m.
The MTB (Medium Trackway Bridge) is a modular all-purpose solution that provides bridge lengths of 4m, 6m or 8m for maximum loads of MLC40.
Furthermore, the IAB (Infantry Assault Bridge) supports the Infantry to cross wet as well as dry gaps.