BOFORS Test Center

BOFORS Test Center

Hell for your product. Heaven for your investment.

Bofors Test Center has defeated the impossible since 1886. With our advanced test equipment and complete laboratories we can test everything from components to complete weapon systems. At our extensive proving ground in Sweden we perform tests for both defence materiel manufacturers and civilian companies from all over the world. Welcome to Hell.


To defeat the impossible.

Since 1886 we have been defeating the impossible to find out the absolute truth about weapon systems. True dedication, the latest equipment and a perfect infrastructure for the job has put Bofors Test Center at the utmost front of the business of finding out the truth. Every time.

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Fast Attack: Still a Threat in the Littoral

Small, swift missile-bearing attack craft can do great damage at range if allowed to do so. Fast craft have received a great deal of attention...

Big Punch Weapons for troops in contact

The use of direct fire weapons gives the infantry the punch that they often need to maintain momentum without waiting for additional support. Direct fire...
M777 155mm howitzers

Spot On!

Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) have the potential to alter the way artillery indirect fires are employed and to potentially take on missions previously only...
Japan’s coastguard

Guarding the Dragon’s Den Moat

The role of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC’s) Coastguard’s expanding fleet has become blurred with that of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)...
Uralvagonzavod T-90S/M MBT

The Tiger’s Talons Sharpen

India has re-booted its military modernisation drive by emphasising indigenously sourced materiel, developed and built by domestic public- and private-sector companies, in partnership with...


Your every need. Heaven or Hell.

At BOFORS Test Center we can fulfill your every need with a wide variety of services and facilities.

Since 1886, we have been taking ordnance to the very edge to find out exactly where its limits lie – and each time we have documented the process down to the last detail. Because what’s Hell for your product is Heaven for your investment.

Bofors Test Center

Bofors Skjutfält 201
691 52 Karlskoga
Phone: +46 586 840 01