Secteurs d'activité : Defense.
Marchés : Détection, Protection, and Surveillance.

METRAVIB, a brand of ACOEM, is the world leader for Acoustic Gunshot Detectors. The PILAR systems, Combat Proven in more than 25 countries, allow detection and accurate localization of small & medium calibres thanks to the sound waves generated by the shots.

In more than 40 years, METRAVIB has acquired unique expertise in acoustics and vibrations and in-depth understanding of the needs of the military sector. Thus, METRAVIB helps to provide improved protection for personnel, permanent installations and mobile bases in hostile territory.

This METRAVIB product range includes :

  • PILAR Ground, for base and other sensitive sites protection, that can be coupled with PIVOT, an observation system,
  • PILAR Vehicle designed for the protection of heavy and light armoured vehicles as well as Police armoured vehicles.
  • PILAR Helicopter allows detecting aggression while in flight, and then to escape or return fire.
  • PEARL is a weapon mounted system. This version is made for protecting soldiers, patrols or VIP people.


NATO Code: FAQ34
French Army, US Army, Italia, Germany, Brunei, Norway, UK... 25 countries whom 8 NATO armies


ISO 14001
ISO 9001 V2000
PILAR Ground, Vehicle and Helicopter: MIL-STD 810F & MIL-STD 461E


Contact us

Contact : METRAVIB Defence
200 chemin des Ormeaux
69578 LIMONEST CEDEX, France
Phone +33 4 72 52 48 00
Fax. +33 4 72 52 47 47