• Test & Evaluation
  • Computer(ized) Numerical(ly) Control(led) (CNC)
  • Mechanical Design
  • Smart and Electronics Systems
  • Aerospace

  2. The Laboratory has a full capability to test and evaluate different type of Small Arms, Light Weapons Ammunition, Armour Materials and Ballistic Resistance Systems for Military and Law Enforcement applications according to various international testing standards (NATO STANAG, MIL-STD, NIJ, C.I.P., and EN & VPAM). KADDB Ballistic Testing Laboratory is a UKAS accredited testing lab. (No. 4515) in the UK, the laboratory complies with requirements of ISO/IEC 107025:2005.

    Indoor Testing (Ballistic Testing Lab.)
    • Ammunition Testing:
    • Light Weapons Ammunition according to: NATO STANAG PFP(NAAG-LG/3-SG/1)D(2004)1 and C.I.P. Standards.

    • Weapons Testing:
      • Rifles & Machine Guns according to: MIL-C-71186, MIL-M-45013E & MIL-G-1298A Specifications.
      • Pistols according to MIL-P-71012, NIJ 0112.03, MIL-DTL71168, MILDTL 001289D & MIL-M-45013E Standards.
    • Ballistic Materials Testing:
      • Ballistic Steel and Glazing according to EN 1063 & NATO STANAG 4569 L 1,2 &3 Standards.
      • Ballistic Windows, Doors , Shutters and Blinds according to: EN 1522 / 1523 Standard.
      • Ballistic Protective Materials according to NIJ 0108.01 Standard.
      • Ballistic Helmets according to NIJ 0106.01 Standard.
      • Body Armour Vests & Plate Inserts according to NIJ 0101.04 & 0101.06 Standards.
    • Ballistic Vehicles Testing:
    • Special Protected Vehicles according to VPAM BRV 2009 and VPAM PM 2007.

    Outdoor Testing (Field Firing Trials)

    Field firing trials based on system’s specifications and customer requirements.

    • Medium Caliber Weapons
    • Large Caliber Weapons
    • Soldier Support Equipment


  4.  Testing : Wheeled , Tracked Vehicles and Electrical /Electronic Systems ,the testing capabilities include:

    • General Characteristics of the vehicles ( weight distribution, CoG, Dimensions,..) according to ISO standards and International Test Operations Procedures (I-top).
    • Vehicle Performance ( Speed, Acceleration, Cooling System, Braking, Handling,…) according to Jordanian STD ” JS 1061:1998 ” and EEC 92/22, SAE standards, ISO standards and International Test Operations Procedures (I-top).
    • Obstacle Crossing Capabilities ( Gradients , Side Slope, Ditch Crossing) according to International Test Operations Procedures (I-top).
    • Ergonomics (Ride Comfort, Noise, Visibility,..) according to SAE and ISO standards.
    • Electrical /Electronic Systems performance ( line/non line of site, Field of view, Battery life and Charging time, Range,.…) according to design specifications and International Test Operations Procedures (I-top).
    • Environmental Tests ( High/Low Temperature, Rain, drop ,.. ) according Mil-STD-810G.
    • Human Factor Engineering (Relationship, Functional grouping, Function allocation,..) according to MIL-STD-1472..
    • Durability and Endurance according to International Test Operations Procedures (I-top).
    • Transportability.
    • Recoverability.
    • Maintainability.


State-of-the-art metal forming technology to build several types of materials components with High Accuracy. Using several types of machines.

  1. Rapid prototyping Machine
  2. 3D Printing
  3. Wire Cutting EDM
  4. CNC Machining.
  5. Laser Cutting Machine for plastics – (mockups purposes).


Building 3-D Models using Design Software’s Autodesk Inventor Professional

  • Weapon Systems design (Light, Medium)

  • Reverse Engineering and Metrology

    • High Precision conventional Measurements (calipers, micrometers)
    • Measuring Complex & Large models, Shapes, Surfaces (Fixed and portable Coordinate measuring machines CMM,Ultrasonic thickness finder, & 3D laser scanner)
    • Inspection (comparing part to CAD models)
    • Metal alloys chemical composition: For steel alloys, copper alloys and Aluminum Alloys using Spectrometer analyzer machine


  • Industrial Design & Animation

  • Analysis & Simulation

    1. Finite element analysis (FEA)
    2. Advanced structural (linear & nonlinear) FEA (Finite Element Analysis); using ANSYS, and MSC Nastran packages

    3. Computational fluid analysis (CFD)
    4. Vehicle cooling analysis and air flow simulation using X-Flow package.

    5. Vehicle Dynamic Analysis
    6. Vehicle and defense systems dynamic simulation using MSC ADAMS.

    7. Aerodynamic Ballistics Simulation
    8. Professional Projectile Software Tools used in: Projectile design and simulation, Aerodynamic ballistics, Guidance, Rocket, Bullet and Munitions design using Prodas Software.

    9. Ergonomic analysis
    10. Study of the factors affecting the human comfort in the design phase using DLMIA package.

Includes Electronic Systems Design, Autotronics, Mechatronics, Avionics, and Telecommunication Design.

  • Software Design

    1. C & Assembly language applications.
    2. Applications design for embedded Windows XP & Linux.
    3. Microsoft Visual Studio: Visual C++, Visual Basic and C# Applications.
    4. Video Capture and Streaming.


  • Auototronics

    1. Design & Lay out the electrical functions for vehicles
    2. Wiring Harnesses, Diagrams & Cables
    3. Electrical Schematics, using Autodesk Inventor


  • Mechatronics

    1. Unmanned Tactical Systems (UTS)
    2. Control Systems Design
    3. Wireless data links & Video Applications
    4. Portable Ground Station


  • Electronic Systems Design

    1. Automation Studio, Altium, PCAD & Proteus software
    2. Digital, Microcontroller & DSP Design
    3. Optical Sensors, Rounds Counter & Gun Firing Safety
    4. Ultrasonic, Temperature, Pressure & Motion Sensing Design
    5. AC/DC Motors Drive & Control Systems
    6. Speed & Position Control of Hydraulic & Pneumatic Actuators


  • Telecommunication Design

    1. RF Circuits Design
    2. RF Jamming devices
    3. Antenna Design
    4. Communication systems testing


  • Aerospace

    1. Airframe Structural design
    2. Aerodynamics design
    3. Computational Fluid dynamics calculations
    4. Mathematical modeling of dynamic systems
    5. Aircraft stability and Control
    6. Guidance and Navigation applications
    7. UAV Autopilot design
    8. Stabilized Gimbals
    9. Autonomous Systems (Areal and Ground)