APV Engineering and Testing Services Pty Ltd

1521 Hume Highway, Campbellfield, VIC 3061

Legal Name: APV Engineering and Testing Services Pty Ltd


Tel: +61 3 9355 5798


Primary Contact

Steve Cooper,General Manager

Tel: +61 3 9355 5798



  • The Test Centre is the most advanced of it’s type in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Crash & Safety Testing, Environmental & Life Cycle Testing, Mechanical & Dynamic Testing.
  • Field testing with Data Acquisition and High Speed Imaging, including military applications
  • Personal Survivability Testing for military and aerospace. (An ADF Priority Industry Capability, PIC)
  • Helicopter, Military, Automotive and Transport Seat testing.
  • Durability, vibration and dynamic crash for Composite Structures, Electronics, Assemblies and Vehicles.
  • Cargo Retention testing.
  • Bull bar validation, vehicle accessories and fabricated component testing.


  • The APV Test Centre is the most advanced industrial test facility of its type in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Track record in testing services for Military MRAP Vehicles and Applications.
  • Supports Australia’s Advanced Manufacturing sector with test programs for advanced product development.
  • The Test Centre is an R&D Lab supporting unique test programs with a highly experienced engineering team.
  • Environmental and Corrosion test programs, completed to both commercial and US Mil-Spec requirements.
  • Provides testing services to international standards, including FMVSS, ECE and ADR.
  • Track record in supporting Advanced Manufacturing, Defense and Aerospace, Rail, Truck, Automotive, and Transport
  • The only FIA certified Lab within the region and ISO air-bag lab in Australia.

Key Partners

  • Australian Performance Vehicles Pty Ltd (Parent)
  • Humanetics and DTS for supply of test equip.
  • Benchmarking with a Japanese OE Auto Company.

Key Customers

  • ANCAP and International Automotive Companies
  • ADF, CSIRO, Thales Australia, Sikorsky, BAE Systems Australia
  • TCP implemented for ITAR and Export Ctls

Quality Approvals & Awards

  • ISO/IEC 17025:2005
  • FIA certified Motorsport Lab