Beta-5 Division Ordnance Testing Facility

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The Beta-5 Division Ordnance Testing Facility also abbreviated as the B5D Ordnance Testing Facility is a location in Swanbourne, Australia, Earth. It is a Beta-5 Division site, that was also the testing site of several GEN1 Materials Group MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armor suits.[1]


The facility's personnel designed and tested the SCOUT-class Mjolnir and RECON-class Mjolnir variants of the MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armor.[2][3][4] Previously, the facility had jointly developed the Mark V Operator variant with Chalybs Defense Solutions.[1]

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  1. ^ According to the Armory in Halo: Reach, the Operator armor was developed at the Beta-5 Division Ordnance Testing Facility. According to Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, the armor was developed by Chalybs Defense Solutions and was tested at Chalybs' Testing Preserve. The article assumes that the two organizations jointly developed the armor.


  1. ^ a b Halo: The Essential Visual Guide - Page 133, 152, 165
  2. ^ Halo Waypoint: MJOLNIR Project 2
  3. ^ Halo 3 - Armory descriptions
  4. ^ Halo: Reach - Armory description