About Us

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for visiting our online store.

We are constantly asked what "Bellum Arcus" means, let us explain. "Bellum" is the Latin word for war, "Arcus" is the Latin word for bow so the meaning of the words “Bellum Arcus” means, the Warbow, the modern Warbow is the firearm.

Bellum Arcus was founded in 2013 and is privately owned. Its legal operating entity is a Pty Ltd (Limited propriety company).

Bellum Arcus is a private company duly licensed in terms of the firearm control act 60 of 2000 to trade in firearms and ammunition. The dealer’s license allows us to import and export firearms, ammunition and related items.

Who do we supply:

  • Competitive shooters.
  • Recreational shooters.
  • Individuals that require firearms for self-defense.
  • South African security industry.
  • Anti-poaching specialists.
  • Hunters.
  • Licensed dealers in arms and ammunition.
  • The owner and staff compliment of Bellum Arcus are very keen participants of the following shooting disciplines.
  • IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association) www.idpa.com and/or SADPA (South African Defensive Pistol Association) www.sadpa.co.za
  • IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) www.ipsc.org
  • 3-Gun Nation www.3gunnation-sa.com
  • Steel challenge www.steelchallenge.co.za
  • CTSASA (Clay Target Shooting Association South Africa) www.ctsasa.co.za/club/doornkop-trap-club
  • Bellum Arcus financially supports through sponsorship, current and upcoming sport shooting champions in the above-mentioned disciplines.


  • AR15 platform self-loading rifles and all related accessories.
  • Premium brand self-loading shotguns and all related accessories.
Bellum Arcus is a specialist firearm, ammunition and firearm accessories importer. We import single items and/or small orders for private individuals and firearm dealers.