The QinetiQ Hurn Proving Ground is a 632-acre secure environment offering a world-class military vehicle Test and Evaluation (T&E) facility, which is the ideal choice to undertake your multi-vehicle assessments. A UK MOD approved secure (List X) site, Hurn Proving Ground has the equipment and facilities to support your military vehicle T&E requirements.

Constructed originally in the 1950s and developed extensively and upgraded over the years, the facility enables us to carry out reliability and performance tests representative of a user-defined, battlefield mission. We are able to test and evaluate performance across the full range of terrain types from metalled roads, to the most severe cross country and repeatable reference tracks. If required by our customers we will use on-site earth moving equipment to construct bespoke obstacles to test and evaluate vehicles against demanding requirements and the most stretching targets.

Automotive Vehicle Testing at Hurn

Our Hurn Proving Ground provides a controlled and secure environment for commercial customers to test and validate their products.

Autonomous Vehicle Testing at Hurn Proving Ground

The Hurn Proving Ground provides a safe area for autonomous trials of systems and vehicles over representative terrains and obstacles that might be encountered in service.

Emergency and Rescue Vehicle Testing at Hurn

Our Hurn Proving Ground offers the perfect test and evaluation facilities for Emergency Services to ensure their vehicles are fit and safe for purpose.

Military and Defence Vehicle Testing at Hurn

Having a rich history servicing our military customers, our Hurn Proving Ground has everything you need to ensure operational advantage.

Hurn Proving Ground Features

The QinetiQ Hurn Proving Ground is a 632 acre secure environment providing a world-class vehicle Test and Evaluation (T&E) facility and the ideal choice to undertake your automotive assessments.

Testing Support & Guidance at Hurn

Our investment doesn’t just stop with a pass or fail, the QinetiQ team, together with its world-class T&E services and support can provide you with focused, impartial advice.

Meet the team at Hurn

The team has a long and proven track record of delivering a flexible and cost-effective approach to planning and conducting vehicle trials.