General Dynamics
European Land Systems

The Transatlantic Partner for Land Defense in Europe

General Dynamics European Land Systems is a Europe based business unit of General Dynamics Corporation. Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, General Dynamics European Land Systems is led by Alfonso Ramonet.

We employ some 2,400 highly skilled and motivated people and we are at home at our sites in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Spain and Switzerland. Our products range from wheeled armored and tracked combat vehicles to amphibious bridges and ferry systems, with people all around the world relying on our systems and services.

At the heart of our company are our employees. With their different origins, nationalities and cultures, we are inspired by team work and close cooperation across frontiers. We rely on their intimate knowledge of customer requirements and their unique blend of skill and innovation to develop and produce world-class products and services.

What makes our company agile and ensures our continual good performance is our culture of partnership and continuous improvement. This culture embraces a shared commitment to consistently look to the future and the flexibility to take on changes. Our priority is to engage employees in finding new ways to do things faster, better and more cost-effectively, to push the boundaries of our potential.

Our Heritage

While General Dynamics European Land Systems was established as the European arm of General Dynamics in 2003, its roots in global defense go back more than 470 years.

Our Model

Our balanced business model provides each site with the flexibility it needs to stay close to domestic customers while remaining agile in the international market.

According to the General Dynamics’ business model, our Europe-based company is responsible for the strategy and execution of its business. This includes supporting ourselves with the services we need, including human resources, supply-chain management, marketing and sales. It is a model that encourages innovation and agility.

Our primary business objective is customer satisfaction which we achieve by consistently delivering products to an expected level of quality within timeframe and budget, while at the same time providing value for our shareholders..

  • We recognize each person’s contribution to the success of our business and are committed to a diversified, talented and well-trained work force.
  • We strive to provide a safe and healthy working environment by minimizing occupational health and safety risks, injuries and illnesses.
  • We are committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of our processes, operations and products throughout their lifecycle.