About us

LYRA is a leading manufacturer of high quality Body Armour (bulletproof vests and jackets), heavy duty leather footwear (military and safety) and Personal Protection Equipment & Clothing. LYRA has pioneered the development of a range of products in Pakistan including, but not limited to, Military Boots, Bulletproof Jackets, Flyer Coveralls, EOD (Bomb Disposal) Suit, Lower Body Protection System, Bomb Suppression Blanket, Bomb Containment Bag, Industrial Clothing and Safety Shoes.

Lyra’s ballistic protection range covers ballistic body armour, bomb suppression blankets, letter-bomb containment bags, EOD Suits etc. These products have been successfully tested by local inspection agencies and internationally certified by world renowned ballistic testing institutes. Long experience in this business now enables us to adapt our products to user’s needs and ensure very fast and consistent deliveries.

Lyra is also involved in under-carriage vehicle armouring and providing mine protection to civilian and military vehicles.


LYRA (Pvt) Limited was established in 1948, and supplied the first order of military boots to Pakistan Army after creation of Pakistan. Since then, LYRA has completed hundreds of contracts with Armed Forces of Pakistan and has the oldest registration with Directorate General of Defence Procurement.

Today LYRA has become a synonym for quality safety and security products in Pakistan. The company consists of multiple production units; a footwear-manufacturing unit, garments units and an in-house tannery.

The footwear unit is the market leader in heavy duty footwear [military and industrial] and the main customers are military and law enforcement agencies in the country and overseas.

The garments unit produces a number of products ranging from bulletproof jackets to flyer coveralls and personal protection equipment (safety coveralls) to high quality leather apparel.

The in-house tannery supplies leather to the shoe and apparel units and an in-house rubber mixing plant caters to the shoe factory.


  • LYRA is the pioneer and biggest manufacturer of military boots in Pakistan.
  • Became first Pakistani company to develop bulletproof jackets.
  • LYRA is the first domestic company to successfully produce fire retardant Flyer Coveralls as per US military specification MIL-C-83141A in Pakistan.
  • We achieved first EC type certification for our fire-retardant Coverall as per EN 11612:2015 in Pakistan.
  • Bomb Suppression Blanket, Bomb Containment Bag, Ballistic Shield were also developed for the first time in Pakistan by LYRA and are certified to Mil-spec & Stanag standards.
  • LYRA is the largest supplier of bulletproof Jackets to Pakistan Army.
  • We are the first company to produce fashion bulletproof jackets, (customized tailored bulletproof jackets in leather and wool).



LYRA believes in high quality, innovation and advancement. We seek inspiration from the global trends in safety and security products giving end users customized solutions to their needs. High quality and competitive prices enable us to export our products to international market. We have a good client base internationally.

We regularly participate in international exhibitions of Ballistic, Safety & Security Products. Few of the exhibitions we have been showing at are:

  • A + A Fair, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX), Abu Dhabi
  • Defence & Security Equipment International Exhibition (DSEI) London
  • International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF), Istanbul, Turkey
  • International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS), Pakistan
  • INTERSEC Middle East, Dubai, UAE
  • Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD), South Africa
  • Rebuild Afghanistan, Kabul
  • Rebuild Amman, Jordan
  • Fire & Security, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Milipol Qatar, Qatar
  • DSA, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia