MIL-STD-461 and DEF STAN 59-411 EMC testing are critical components of defense qualification programs. Our A2LA and UKAS accredited test programs match the strict requirements of military standards, giving you certainty in your results – and your products.

We work with you to create MIL-STD-461 and DEF STAN 59-411 testing programs that meet your technical, contractual and operational requirements, giving you confidence in their ability to perform under any conditions. We are committed to supporting you with on time delivery and multidisciplinary support, so your projects are right the first time, every time. 

Element’s MIL-STD-461 and DEF STAN 59-411 Testing Capabilities

Dedicated Military EMC Chambers

Across our seven EMC testing sites in the UK and USA, we have 15 dedicated MIL-STD-461 and DEF STAN 59-411 EMC chambers. With the ability to test small fixtures and full-size vehicles, our equipment gives us the capacity and availability to perform even the most complex test plans within a competitive time frame.

Major platform support

We routinely support major MIL-STD-461 and DEF STAN 59-411 testing and development programs in the USA and UK, as well as countries throughout Europe. Working with our customer, we develop test plans and strategies that cover both defense and commercial requirements with a single test program.

Services we support

Combined EMC and Environmental Programs

As a single-source partner for EMC and environmental testing, we deliver fast turnaround times to help you meet contractual and operational requirements. 

For more information about our MIL-STD-461 and DEF STAN 59-411 testing services, or to request a quote, contact us today.

MIL-STD-461 Testing
MIL-STD-461 & def stan 59-411 emc testing

MIL-STD-461 Testing

Our experts have years of experience in military testing, and we have the knowledge to support your testing and validation program from start to finish.

Covering electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) characteristics of equipment and systems, MIL-STD-461 testing ensures that products meet the stringent requirements for products used in rugged military environments.

Our MIL-STD-461 services are designed to provide thorough and time-effective defense validation, helping you perform Urgent Operational Requirement (UOR) testing in a short period. 

Our testing covers:

  • Radiated Immunity / Susceptibility
  • Radiated Emissions
  • Conducted Immunity / Susceptibility
  • Conducted Emissions
  • Bulk Current Injection 
DEF STAN 59-411 Testing
MIL-std-461 & def stan 59-411 emc testing

DEF STAN 59-411 Testing

DEF STAN 59-411 and DEF STAN 61-5 testing covers major EMC categories for land, air and sea systems used in the UK.

Outlining electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements for a variety of systems and assemblies,  DEF STAN 59-411 testing prepares products for use in extreme situations. We perform testing for man worn portables, line replacement units and subsystems and support equipment, covering:

  • Conducted Emissions
  • Conducted susceptibility
  • Radiated Emissions
  • Radiated susceptibility
  • Electrostatic discharge (ESD)

We also work with customers and the Ministry of Defense to develop testing packages that cover both defense and commercial requirements with a single test program, including:

  • EMC testing
  • CE Marking
  • E Marking
  • RADHAZ Testing
  • Direct Driver Control (DDC)
  • HERO testing
  • Immunity Integrity Testing
Military Vehicle EMC Chamber
mil-std-461 & def stan 59-411 emc testing

Military EMC Vehicle Chamber

Our facilities include a heavy vehicle semi-anechoic chamber (HVSAC) with a 18m x 14m working volume and capacity for 70 ton floor loading. This was originally built to test the Challenger Main Battle tank, and has recently been used for the new generation of naval systems and British army vehicles including the Mastiff and Husky.

Other Military and Defense Services
mil-std-461 & def stan 59-411 emc testing

Other Military and Defense Services

As a trusted supplier of military, aerospace and commercial testing services, we support many major military and defense standards, and provide testing services for unique and challenging projects.

Some of the additional military and defense testing services we offer include:

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