FAMAE was the first military products company in Chile, supporting the needs of National Defense for more than two centuries and a pioneer in the development of advanced technologies in products and services, both for military and civil use. All this has made FAMAE an important asset for the economic and social development of the country.
Its prestige lies in the experience of its 209 years of existence, a consolidated trajectory through serious work and grounded in trained and specialized human resources. Also, in the quality of its products, the result of processes certified under the international standard ISO 9001, and its constant adaptation to new scenarios, where research, innovation and development are part of the strategic objectives of this defense company.
These characteristics allow FAMAE to offer a wide range of products and services, which are mainly based on the Maintenance of Weapons Systems, aimed at sustaining armored material. For this purpose, the Factories and Masterships of the Army have five Industrial Maintenance Centers throughout the national territory: Arica, Pozo Almonte, Antofagasta, Talagante and Punta Arenas.
Likewise, it has an extensive portfolio of products of its own development and manufacture, highlighting smaller caliber weapons, submachine guns and assault rifles for tactical use, in addition to all their maintenance. Similarly, it has production of smaller ammunition, demilitarized and recovery of larger ammunition, manufacture and certification of the extension of the useful life of rockets and missiles. That is, it has extensive capabilities that adapt to the needs and requirements of its customers.
All these particularities allow FAMAE to become a benchmark in Chile and Latin America as a provider of Defense products and services, based on high-standard processes and innovation and weapon systems technology.