THE PROGRAM
CURRICULUM
LABS
07 Laboratorio de ArmamentoThe Armament Lab provides technological services to public agencies, private enterprises and the community in general with the following equipment and capabilities:

Equipment:

  • Adaptable test bench for manometry testing of different caliber barrels, with laser designator.
  • Pressure and speed measuring equipment for portable weapon ammunition.
  • Test-tube holders for opaque and transparent shield armor
  • Test-tube holders with support material for bulletproof vest testing.
  • Thermometer, barometer, and hydrometer.
  • Gauges.
  • Equipment for loading ammunition according to requirements established in norms and bid specifications.
  • Testing equipment for stab proof vests, following norms NIJ.
  • Testing equipment for portable weapons, ammunition, and body and vehicle armor for the Armed Forces, security agencies, and private enterprises. 

Capacity:

  • To perform ballistic tests for opaque and transparent shield armor, protecting vehicles in the Armed and Security forces and following RENAR norms and/or bid specifications.
  • To perform ballistic tests for personal body armor materials, such as bulletproof vests, stab proof vests, protective shields, and others, providing support to developments in the private sector or requirements from the Armed and Security Forces, and following RENAR and NIJ norms and/or bid specifications.
  • To test portable weapons and ammunition, providing support to endeavors from the private sector or requirements from the Armed and Security forces, following procedures established by RENAR, SAAMI and/or bid specifications.
  • To determine V 50 or ballistic limits in armored materials following RENAR norms.
  • To test explosives and fireworks, providing support to private enterprises or requirements from RENAR and according to norms (temporarily suspended).