Monrovile(Pty)Ltd intents owning an indoor ballistic testing facility, catering for all hand gun testing and all rifles up to 7.62mm calibre. In collaboration with partners such as Armscor Defence Institute, development and testing is performed against larger calibre threats such as:
Ballistic Testing Standards New Developments Improved materials - B4C , SiC, Super Steel, Titanium, UD fibres, lamination, glues, energy absorbing materials, “nano” science, etc. More local materials, assembly and technology. New processes - Pressing, Autoclave, thermo-set vs. thermo plastic, vacuum bonding, etc.
• Improved multi-shot capabilities • Improved aesthetics for exterior add-on armour • Improved aesthetics for interior add-on armour • Upgraded installation systems • Handgun protection systems for civilian vehicles • More effective shapes and sizes of plates • Modular jackets and plates (neck, arms, sides, groin, etc.) • Flexible composite ceramic armour • Longer life cycles • Specialised plates • Larger calibre bullets • Tank guns • HEAT (High Explosive Anti-Tank) Projectiles • FSP’s (Fragment Simulating Projectiles) • IED’s (Improvised Explosive Devices) • EFP’s (Explosively Formed Projectiles) • ERA (Explosive Reactive Armour)