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IMT provides innovative maritime solutions

The Institute for Maritime Technology (IMT), a subsidiary of Armscor, is an accredited world-class facility strategically providing science-based technological and engineering support to the South African Navy and other members of the maritime community locally and globally. With close to 50 years’ of success, IMT is an ISO 9001 accredited facility located in Simon’s Town, Western Cape; specialising in maritime technologies, sciences for military defence applications, defence research, development, testing and evaluation of maritime systems for the defence and commercial sector.

Why choose us

IMT is renowned for its capabilities and delivering value to its customers. The facility boasts modern well-equipped workspaces, including laboratories, workshops, test platforms for boats, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The Institute uses cutting-edge hardware across its premises, including sensors, instruments, research equipment and information technology systems. IMT professionals are highly competent and are its competitive advantage; involved in research, development, data gathering, analysis, and interpretation in addition to operating and maintaining the equipment and facilities.

Known for its innovative solutions, IMT has state-of-the-art facilities, modern equipment, relevant technology systems and the expert human resources needed to continue delivering ground-breaking projects.

Services offered

  • Environmental Characterisation (ENCH) 
  • Naval Electro Optics (NEO) 
  • Naval Systems Subsurface (NSSS) 
  • Underwater Sensors & Signatures (UWSS) 
  • Naval Systems Above Water (NSAW) 
  • Maritime RF Electromagnetics Underwater Security (USEC) 
  • Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) 
  • Maritime Decision Support (MDS


Tel: +27 21 786 8100 



Location: Martello Road, Simon’s Town, Cape Town, Western Cape

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