About us

INSTALAZA is a privately-owned company located in Spain. We employ more than 150 highly qualified people distributed in three facilities situated in Zaragoza and with commercial activities in more than 35 countries around the world.

We have been developing Weapon Systems for more than 65 years. Our aim is to become the best possible partner for the infantry soldier.

Safety, Reliability and Performance are the basis for the design, development and manufacture of our products.

Our history

Founded in 1943, our company started activities in the defense sector in 1951, creating our own Research and Development Department and acquiring the necessary manufacturing infrastructure for our finalised products. This process, completed in 1957, was the origin of what INSTALAZA is today, a company that makes use of the latest technologies and materials available in order to provide our customers the safest, most reliable and best performing products in the market.

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What we do…

We use the latest available technologies, compliant with relevant national and international regulations, in accordance with the most demanding quality standards, for the design, development and manufacturing of our Weapon Systems, with the aim of providing the users with the optimal tools to succeed in their missions.

FTV Rifle Grenade

Granada de fusil FTV

C90-CR (M3.5)

C90 Reusable

C90 reusable

ALHAMBRA Hand Grenade

Granada de mano Alhambra

Production and R&D

We carry out all critical processes for the manufacturing of components, the check-out, final assembly, verification and tests, destructive and non-destructive, of all our products. We reinvest approximately 8% of our turnover into R&D.

Design

Computer-aided design
Materials Technology
Manufacturing and Assembly Processes
Reliability Analysis

Computing and Simulation

Interior Ballistics
Exterior Ballistics
Shaped-charge modeling
Projectile modeling
Components modeling
Electronic circuits
Optics and Optronics

Development

Prototype workshop
Design of Tests and Trials
Results Analysis
Manufacturing engineering

Manufacturing

INSTALAZA machines parts, manufactures explosive charges and propulsion systems, carries out the final assembly, verification and packaging of products in our 4 facilities.

Quality

For INSTALAZA, Safety, Reliability and Performance are paramount, and this can only be achieved by complying with the most demanding quality standards. INSTALAZA’s Quality Management System is ISO 9001, AQAP 2110 and PECAL 2110 certified, covering all our processes supported by the latest technologies and always oriented to continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Quality Policy | Code of conduct

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Some of our inspection equipment used during the design and manufacturing of our products are:

  • 3D-Coordinate measuring machines
  • Universal testing machines
  • Hardness testing instruments
  • Specific equipment for measuring the axial symmetry of warheads and motors, dimensional control of subsystems and complete systems and other related measurements.
  • Metallography
  • Gelation study
  • Optronics test benches
  • Dark chamber for optronics tests

Testing of complete systems and their components and subsystems, from design and development to final verification, are carried out in our ballistics laboratory sited near Zaragoza. It is equipped and instrumented for the totality of Tests and Trials, both static and dynamic (Interior, Launching, Exterior and Terminal Ballistics), applicable to INSTALAZA’s whole product range.

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