► General Dynamics European Land Systems and Escribano Mechanical and Engineering sign Memorandum of Understanding

General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) and ESCRIBANO Mechanical and Engineering (EME) have signed an agreement for the joint development of opportunities in the defense sector. The announcement was made in Paris at the occasion of Eurosatory on the EME booth in front of an ASCOD IFV with a GUARDIAN 30 remote weapon system, symbolizing the collaborative spirit and ambition of the two companies.

GDELS and ESCRIBANO intend to explore and promote multiple areas of collaboration in view of the innovative product portfolio of both partners: GDELS’ family of tracked and wheeled armored vehicles such as ASCOD, PANDUR and PIRANHA, as well as ESCRIBANO´S advanced remote weapon stations, GUARDIAN 30 and, GUARDIAN 2.0.

“The leading positions, complementary capabilities, and expertise of GDELS and ESCRIBANO qualify both companies to explore a closer cooperation on future defense projects. This will also contribute to strengthened European defense capabilities and to securing European supply chains”, said Antonio Bueno, President of GDELS. “We are delighted to support one of the leading Spanish defense companies to expand its business to a European and international level.”, added Dr. Thomas Kauffmann, GDELS Vice President responsible for the global sales and service activities of the group.

“Our combined industrial competence is an excellent foundation to further explore and realize the most technologically advanced defense systems on the market. We are convinced that this MOU will allow us to continue advancing in the development of new solutions at the technological forefront, and strengthened our cooperation,” said Javier ESCRIBANO, CEO of ESCRIBANO.

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