About Us

Fábrica de Municiones de Granada (a 100% subsidiary of General Dynamics European Land Systems- Santa Bárbara Sistemas), founded in 1324, realizes innovative products and system solutions worldwide as a leading company for ammunition, propellants and missiles for very demanding NATO Armies Forces. The company employs approximately 80 people in Granada (south of Spain).

General Dynamics European Land Systems is a General Dynamics Corporation company with locations across Europe. Around 1,800 highly qualified and motivated employees are currently employed in the GDELS branches in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain and the Czech Republic.

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.

Our Ethos

General Dynamics’ ethos is our distinguishing moral nature. Our employees are a community of people dedicated to this ethos. Each of us has an obligation to behave according to our values. In that way, we can ensure that we continue to be good stewards of the investments in us by our shareholders, customers, employees and communities, now and in the future. Our ethos is rooted in five values:


We tell each other the truth both inside and outside the company. Honesty breeds transparency.


We trust each other to do the right thing.


We are compassionate and empathetic. We respect the dignity, rights and autonomy of others.


We are united in our commitment to our values.

Value Creation

We create value by doing the right thing for our shareholders, our customers, our employees and our communities.