Ballistic Body Armour

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Ballistic Body Armour (Pty) Ltd is a leading manufacturer of protective gear in South Africa, and supplies reliable equipment to countries all around the world. We are at the forefront of personal ballistic protection solutions, and our test laboratories are among the best in the country. This enables us to manufacture custom-designed protection equipment, suitable for any kind of condition and use.

Ballistic Body Armour is based In Germiston, South Africa. From the very beginning, our policy has been to develop and test our own products. To achieve this, we have an in-house test laboratory, which today, is one of the most sophisticated test labs in the country (including v50 testing according to STANAG 2920).

Over fifteen years ago, we expanded into blast protection, EOD and IED products, marketed and distributed by its sister company, Holdfast Systems. The same philosophy applied, and we have access to an explosive test range to conduct our development work.


Manufacturers of the first bullet resistant vest in South Africa; suppliers to customers globally. We are firm leaders in the body armour equipment industry, and always put your personal safety first.

Overriding our commitment to research and development is our determination to maintain the highest standards of quality and product performance. We are ISO 9001 registered, since 1999.

With an in-house ballistic test range, we have the unique ability to test all potential ballistic protection advancements thoroughly before it becomes available in the market.

We have the research and development (R&D) facilities to custom-design protection solutions to suit even the most unique operational requirements. We manufacture our own dependable gear to meet all local and internationally-recognised body armour protection standards, including the SABS and NIJ. Our customers range from law enforcement and military organisations and are based throughout the world.

We are proud to continuously provide the best possible protection to the end user.

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