A World-Class Multipurpose Test Facility
Operating in the defence, security, aerospace and related technology solutions
Control Room

The Test Ranges control centre provides the command

and control infrastructure required for test execution.

Telemetry Station

Two fixed and two mobile telemetry stations are available for

real-time reception, recording and relay of telemetry data.

Weibel Radar

The Weibel Ranging Radar System is designed as

a Multi Frequency Continues Wave Doppler Radar system.


The Test Ranges array of optical tracking systems includes six

fully mobile cinetheodolites which are used to gather visual data of objects under test.


The Test Range has one mobile track mount which is used as optical

tracking platform for high resolution in-flight photographic documentation.

Welcome to Denel Overberg Test Range

Denel Overberg Test Range, a division of the South African industrial group Denel, is a well-established, fully integrated multipurpose test facility near the southernmost tip of Africa, with its core business the in-flight testing of advanced guided and aviation systems for the local and international aerospace industries - the premier facility of its kind in Africa.

The experience gained from hundreds of tests since its establishment in the mid-eighties has confirmed the Test Ranges ability to manage and execute any combination of air, ground and sea flight tests. With key features like an unrestricted test arena with appropriate 


topography; an instrumentation suite with ISO9001:2008 quality certification, a variety of target services and guaranteed security of test data Denel Overberg Test Range offers a professional, cost-effective turn-key solution to its clients.

In addition to the Test Ranges proven track record, its availability throughout the year, mild Mediterranean weather conditions, optimized test execution doctrines, instrumentation deployment flexibility and experienced professionals make Denel Overberg Test Range one of the best in the world.

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News & Press

18 October 2016

Military Attachés from 20 countries unite at the southernmost tip of Africa

Military Attachés from Nigeria, USA, Cameroon, Argentina, Malaysia, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Peru, Romania, Spain and Zambia experienced the hospitality and beauty of the southernmost tip of...

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4 October 2016

Denel Attracted Strong Global Interest In Defence And Technology Products At Africa’s Premier Show

Denel is confident that its participation in Africa’s largest defence and technology exhibition will lead to a growth in business and a stronger order book.

Zwelakhe Ntshepe, the Acting GCEO of...

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30 September 2016

Denel Overberg Test Range “Show and Tell” a huge success

The key role of the Test Range, as a strategic flight test facility in South Africa, was once again confirmed during the "Show and Tell" event presented to clients and stakeholders from the 31st...

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+27 28 445 2000
Arniston Road, Arniston Bredasdorp, RSA
Private Bag X12, Bredasdorp, 7280, RSA

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