LMT was founded in March 1999 with the aim of providing a consulting service to the local defence industry, which has expanded to include the rest of the world while offering design, development, prototyping, small batch manufacturing and industrialization. LMT offers technologically mature protected mobility products to local and international clients in the defence and security industries. The full value chain is covered, from R&D, design, full scale production to after sales support and training. The product portfolio consists of armoured cabs and armoured containers to 4×4 armoured vehicles providing very high levels of ballistic, landmine and IED protection whilst still retaining exceptional on- and off-road mobility. Products currently in service are the LM5, LM8 and LM13 armoured vehicles. Product Development consists of ‘best of its class’ design centre and a fully equipped prototype workshop to manufacture vehicles up to the PBL. Production capability includes full scale hull fabrication and complete vehicle assembly of up to 6 – 10 vehicles per month.

OTT Technologies (Pty) Ltd https://www.ott.co.za/

OTT Technologies (Pty) Ltd. have recently acquired LMT Products and, in doing so, creates an attractive new future for LMT’s quality products in the OTT stable of excellence.


The LM5 was developed for missions, border patrol or convoy security with protection up to STANAG level III. The roof escape hatch can be outfitted with a 360° rotational turret.


The LM8 Special Operations Vehicle is fitted with a commercial soft skin based on the Ford F550.  This vehicle is certified to EN1063 and the customized fittings allow users to utilise the vehicle in a number of specialised rolls.


LMT developed the LM13 for mobility and protection.  This Multi-Purpose Combat Vehicle is certified to EN1063, STANAG 4569 Ballistic Protection and STANAG 4569 Mine Protection.


The LM14 Armoured Personnel Carrier is certified with STANAG 4569 Landmine- and Ballistic Protection with various Turret options.

LM14 Ambulance

The LM14 Armoured Ambulance is designed as a Combat Medical Response vehicle with high protection and high mobility.


The LM16 is a high mobility, high protected armoured personnel carrier that can accommodate up to 11 people including driver, commander and gunner.


The Prisoner Transport Vehicle was developed to transport at least eight high risk or high profile prisoners between holding areas.

Protected Cabs

The Protected Cabs is certified to STANAG 4569 Ballistic Protection and STANAG 4569 Landmine Protection.


The APTC is a cost effective way of transporting personnel under high levels of protection.




LMT has the capability to take a project from the development of the product specification all the way to field support of the product:

  • Concept Design
  • Detail Design
  • Prototyping
  • Testing/Validation

LMT production abilities include the following:

  • Industrialisation
  • Welding processes
  • Shotblast and paint facilities
  • In-house Machine shop
  • Fitting and assembly including Electronics and Hydraulic workshops

    LMT has the capability to provide and support the full Integrated Logistic Support process for any type of product system:

    • Transfer of Technology
    • Warranty Management
    • Spares Supply