MEDIA ARTICLES

July Newsletter

July Newsletter

To our valued clients and friends, They say that perception is in fact your own reality. This is true but in the case of armoured luxury vehicles, we really wish it wasn’t. Armormax undoubtedly has the reputation in our segment as being the leaders in armouring luxury...

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Understanding Ballistic & Protection Levels

Understanding Ballistic & Protection Levels

This can be a very confusing topic for anyone as there seem to be different terms and acronyms for different protection levels. Then you throw things like flat nose, full metal jacket, soft core and many other technical terms into the mix and you end up being confused...

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Taking the next step

Taking the next step

If you have even remotely considered owning an armoured car, or are even curious, then it’s you that we are talking to. We understand better than anyone that you currently find yourself in a predicament. You are in a difficult place, caught between moving forward into...

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Quality: Why it matters.

Quality: Why it matters.

You must be familiar with the expression ‘you get what you pay for’. Unpack that expression for a second because the real meaning in that really has nothing to do with money but responsibility. As in you are ultimately responsible for the decisions you make, and the...

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I have the best security, I don’t need an armoured car

I have the best security, I don’t need an armoured car

Let’s start here… we are by no means security experts or practitioners. We have never been CPO’s (Close Protection Officer or Bodyguard) and don’t intend to be for that matter. That said we deal with security, threats, risks and mitigating those risks through our...

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Armormax Range Rover Attack

Armormax Range Rover Attack

4 PM ON A RECENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARLBORO OFF-RAMP OFF THE N3… A BMW 3 series with six occupants cut in front of a Range Rover, forcing it to a halt. The attackers armed with a mix of AK47’s and handguns rushed toward the Range Rover, screaming for the driver to...

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June Newsletter

June Newsletter

To our valued clients and friends, It’s hard to believe we are halfway through 2022, but then a quick look back at the last 6 months reminds you the year has been pretty eventful both locally and globally. Keeping up with the news and trending topics this year has...

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May Newsletter

May Newsletter

To our valued clients and friends, We have lots of news to share with you this month. First of which is the recent update we have made to our website to make browsing and searching for information much easier. Please log on when you have a minute and enjoy the new...

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April Newsletter

April Newsletter

To our Armormax Friends and Family, Welcome to our newsletter! Once a month we will keep you up to date with all things Armormax, and topics that relate to what we do. We firstly want to welcome Michael Broom to our team. He joins us to handle our Sales and Marketing,...

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HOW MUCH IT COSTS TO BULLET-PROOF YOUR CAR IN SOUTH AFRICA

HOW MUCH IT COSTS TO BULLET-PROOF YOUR CAR IN SOUTH AFRICA

Motorists who do not want to fall victim to hijackings in South Africa have the option to add bulletproof protection to their vehicles, provided they can afford to pay over half a million rand. One of the major companies that modify vehicles with armour for this...

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Driving without fear in bulletproof cars

Driving without fear in bulletproof cars

Motorists shell out big money to hijack-proof their vehicles at Armormax An R4 rifle round travels at 980m a second, which equates to 3,500km/h. It’s hard to believe there is glass capable of stopping such a bullet, until you see the array of shot-up car windows...

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#3 General Safety Tip – LEISURE

#3 General Safety Tip – LEISURE

"In these turbulent times your safety and that of your family is paramount, so with that in mind we have compiled some general safety tips for you." LEISURE Large crowded shopping centers are a favorite for criminals. Where better to spot a target wearing luxury items...

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#2 General Safety Tip – TRAVELLING

#2 General Safety Tip – TRAVELLING

"In these turbulent times your safety and that of your family is paramount, so with that in mind we have compiled some general safety tips for you." VEHICLE / TRAVELLING A) When the lockdown is over or you are a designated service provider and you are out and about in...

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#1 General Safety Tip – HOME

#1 General Safety Tip – HOME

"In these turbulent times your safety and that of your family is paramount, so with that in mind we have compiled some general safety tips for you." HOME Make sure your home security is up to standard. Think of security as an onion ring with layers. If there is a...

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Your safety and that of your family is paramount!

Your safety and that of your family is paramount!

South Africa is a great country with fantastic people, but we have a massive violent crime problem. Our view is that as soon as the lockdown is over, we will see an added spike in our already horrific crime rate, and this unfortunately will not abate for some time....

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Kidnapping gangs target SA

Kidnapping gangs target SA

Sophisticated syndicates are raking in millions from cash businesses and are co-opting South African police officers The police are pressing panic buttons over an exponential increase in high-profile kidnappings for ransom that saw local and international abduction...

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WATCH: Hijacking ordeal for siblings

WATCH: Hijacking ordeal for siblings

A teenager’s birthday turned into a nightmare as she watched in horror as her older sister was hijacked. Hususena Kara (27) had just dropped off her younger siblings at their home on Bulwer Street when they were accosted by armed people who pulled her out of her...

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