Land Systems South Africa is a South African company jointly owned by BAE Systems (75%) and the South African Black Economic Empowerment Company, DGD Technologies (2001) (Pty) Ltd (25%). It comprises three businesses; OMC, Gear Ratio and Dynamics.
OMC is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of mine and Improvised Explosive Device (IED) protected vehicles and wheeled armoured vehicles. It covers all disciplines of the armoured vehicle spectrum including conceptualisation, design, development, manufacture, production, remanufacture and global in-service support.
OMC’s vehicles account for the majority of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and South African Police Service (SAPS) combined armoured vehicle fleets. Additionally, the company has exported over 4 300 vehicles which are deployed in more than 40 countries worldwide. The company also provides technical support, spares, training, vehicle upgrades and other services to its local and international customers, directly or through partnerships, teaming agreements and through approved dealers.
Gear Ratio’s product portfolio ranges from in-house custom-designed and manufactured solutions to standard drive-train options developed in partnership with strategically selected world-class partners. Products include power shift transmissions, axles, transaxles, torque converters, transfer gearboxes, wheel stations and traction gears, which are
used in special on-and off-road vehicles, mining and earthmoving equipment, military vehicles, traction locomotives and industrial machinery.