A World-Class Multipurpose Test Facility Operating in the defence, security, aerospace and related technology solutions
The Test Ranges control centre provides the command
and control infrastructure required for test execution.
Two fixed and two mobile telemetry stations are available for
real-time reception, recording and relay of telemetry data.
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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