Mobile Munitions Proof Guns


IDES has designed, delivered and is providing In-Service-Support of Mobile Proof Gun Mounts (MPGMs) used by the Australian Defence Force. The MPGMs provide a high speed road mobile capability for the proof firing and testing of Navy’s 5" (127mm) munitions. This mobile platform enables firing at different range and battery locations to suit weather conditions and required range sizes.

The MPGM system includes:

  • Integration of Naval 5” (127mm) 52 calibre Gun
  • High strength mobility platform
  • Compliance with Road Transport regulations
  • Ergonomic Gun Platform suitable for testing ammunition
  • High recoil capable ground engagement system
  • Powered round lifting system for improved material handling and safety
  • Weather proof storage solutions
  • Complete Technical, Operator and ILS documentation and training