The South African vehicle supplier dedicated to providing solutions to meet your defence and security challenges.
A Division of Denel Group of suppliers of Defence Products and Solutions
Denel OMC

Primary military vehicle manufacturing facility.


Turret systems, Fire Control Sub Systems

and Shooting Training.

Gear Ratio

Custom-designed and manufactured solutions to

standard drive-train options developed.

Welcome to Denel Vehicle Systems

Denel Vehicle Systems, a subsidiary of Denel (SOC) Ltd, has 3 divisions, namely, OMC, Gear Ratio and Mechatronics. OMC is primarily a manufacturer of armoured vehicles but it also provides maintenance, upgrades and retrofits of military vehicles. Gear Ratio manufactures components for transmissions and drivelines. Mechatronics designs and manufactures weapons systems, surveillance equipment, as well as sighting and fire control systems.

It developed close relationships with the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), the SA Army, the SA Police Service (SAPS), Armscor, the UN and a number of national and international customers, suppliers and collaborators. 


The company is the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of a wide range of highly effective armoured vehicles such as:

  • Main Battle Tank like the Olifant.
  • Heavy Wheeled Armoured Vehicles (such as the Rooikat Armoured Car and the weapon platform for the G-6 SP Howitzer).
  • Light Armoured Vehicles (RG-32M Mine-hardened Patrol Vehicle).
  • Mine-protected Vehicles (such as Mamba, RG21, RG-31, RG35, RG41). 
  • Police and Security Vehicles (such as RG-12 Nyala).

Defence Technology Made Easy Free eBook

Join us for Open Day

News & Press

4 October 2016

Denel Attracted Strong Global Interest In Defence And Technology Products At Africa’s Premier Show

Denel is confident that its participation in Africa’s largest defence and technology exhibition will lead to a growth in business and a stronger order book.

Zwelakhe Ntshepe, the Acting GCEO of...

Read more

29 September 2016

Young Denel Engineers Produce Breakthrough Weapon

The challenge given to the three young engineers to redesign an infantry soldier’s most trusted ally, the machine gun, making it lighter and easier to handle without compromising its firepower...

Read more

12 September 2016

Denel Poised To Make Major Announcements On New Initiatives

Less than a month after announcing a 41% growth in revenue for the past financial year, the Denel Group is poised to reveal ground-breaking partnerships with leading global defence players at the...

Read more

Contact Denel

Contact us directly or feel free to send us an online enquiry.

+27 11 747 3300
12 Barnsley Road, Benoni, 1501
Private Bag X049, Benoni, 1500

Denel Business Divisions

Visit the Denel companies and partners.


Supply Chain Brochure