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Point of Contact:

Brandon Bertsch
Ballistic Test Director
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(503) 540-8114 ext. 303

Ballistic Testing

At OBL we pride ourselves on providing unmatched customer service and ultra fast turn around times in both of our hard armor ranges. Our fully enclosed large caliber range is capable of firing all projectiles from .22 caliber to 25mm and our traditional open range can handle up to .30 caliber AP projectiles at any distance up to 15 meters. OBL has extensive experience with NIJ 0108.01, EN 1063:2000, UL 752, STANAG 4569, and vehicle exploitation testing which is conducted at one of our three remote outdoor ranges.

Simply put, OBL’s accuracy, rapid lead times, and exceptional customer care in hard armor testing are unmatched. For pricing and any additional information please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Ballistic Test Director.

OBL specializes in the following hard armor testing:

  • RHA and HHA steel 
  • Transparent armor  
  • Aluminum alloys
  • Composite armor
  • Ceramic armor
  • R&D testing
  • Armored walls, building materials, and building products  
  • 17gr., .30 cal, .50 cal and 20mm FSP 
  • Extreme humidity and temperature conditioning (-85°F to 550°F) 

OBL barrel list:

  • 9mm Luger  
  • .357 Mag  
  • .357 Sig  
  • .40 S&W  
  • .44 Mag  
  • .22 cal LR
  • 5.45x39mm 
  • .223  
  • 5.56mm 
  • NATO 5.7x28mm  
  • 7.62x39mm  
  • 7.92x57mm  
  • .303 British  
  • .308  
  • .30-06  
  • .300 Remington Ultra Mag
  • 8mm Mauser
  • .50 cal  
  • 10 Gauge Smooth Bore 
  • 14.5mm  
  • 20mm FSP 
  • 25mm  


Test Standards:

NIJ STD 0108.01  STANAG 4569   UL 752  AEP-55 Vol. 1  EN 1063:2000   EN 1522 / 1523 

MIL-A-46099C    MIL-A-46100D  MIL-A-12560H   MIL-DTL-32332     MIL-DTL-46063H  MIL-DTL-46077G 

MIL-C-44050A  MIL-DTL-46077F   MIL-DTL-46192C  MIL-DTL-46193A  MIL-DTL-46177C   MIL-DTL-46593B  

MIL-DTL-62474F     MIL-H-44099A  MIL-DTL-62474E   MIL-P-46593B    MIL-STD-2105B  MIL-STD-2105C 

MIL-STD-3027  MIL-STD-46027J   MIL-STD-662F  MIL-STD-810F  MIL-STD-810G  MIL-V-43511C MIL-V-43511D 

FBI Test Protocol  HPW-TP-0500.03  ITOP 1-2-505    ITOP 2-2-713  ITOP 4-2-508  ITOP 4-2-805  SD-STD-01.01 G