Our UKAS and A2LA ISO17025 accredited military EMC testing services are designed to provide you with secure and compliant EMC qualification to MIL-STD-461 and DEF STAN 59-411, giving you confidence in our testing and certainty in your results.

We work with military equipment manufacturers and government bodies to perform specialist EMC testing to military and defense standards such MIL-STD-461 and DEF-STAN-59-411. By taking a multi-disciplinary approach to testing and certification, we are committed to supporting you with timely results and ongoing product support so your projects are delivered right first time. 

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

Across our seven sites in the UK and USA, we have 15 Military EMC chambers that range in size from traditional dimensions for smaller systems or line replacement units (LRU) up to our oversize military vehicle EMC test chamber, offering the capacity and availability to deliver your most complex test plan and qualification programs at short notice.

We routinely support major military EMI and EMC test and development projects in the USA, UK and Europe and work with customers to develop testing strategies and plans that cover both defense and commercial requirements with a single test program. 

We support:

  • MIL-STD-461 testing and DEF STAN 59-411 testing
  • High Intensity Radiated Field (HIRF)
  • Bespoke and complex requirements, including design support and Early Stage Qualification (ESQ), and test troubleshooting.

We are able to:

  • Act as a single-source partner for EMC and environmental qualifications requirements
  • Deliver fast turnaround on testing to meet your contractual and operational requirements




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
Other Military and Defense Services

As a leading supplier of military, aerospace and commercial testing services, Element’s global network of laboratories can meet your requirements and support with:

MIL-STD-810 Environmental Testing

DEF STAN 00-35 Environmental Testing

RTCA DO-160 EMC and Environmental Testing


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