Ballistic
testing

There are two ballistic test sites operating at the LAHAB premises offering the following:​

​- Ballistics Tests Laboratory, comprised of two indoor shooting ranges for the testing of small calibre ammunition and anti-ballistic materials.​

- Open Ballistic Shooting Range, which is equipped to test small and medium calibre ammunition.​

Adhering to the highest standards, our testing equipment meets NATO, US-MIL SPEC, CIP and SAAMI specifications and covers the following:​

  • Photo screens and Doppler radar for measuring velocity
  • Ballistic pressure measurement with NATO-qualified transducers
  • Blast overpressure measurement
  • Piezo-electric pressure sensor calibrator
  • High-speed videography up to 400,000fps and High Definition colour cameras
  • Ballistic testing with dedicated test weapons for all types of 40mm grenades and small arms ammunition
  • Static testing of explosive-filled components up to 1kg
  • Environmental conditioning of ammunition under test prior to firing
  • Mobile test capability that can be deployed to military firing ranges
Ballistic testing