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On July 16, 2020, the Director of the Bulgarian Defense Institute - Colonel PhD Dimitar Kirkov held a meeting with Eng. Blagovesta Shineva - Manager of the Center for Testing and European Sertification - Stara Zagora (CTES - Stara Zagora) and Eng. Chavdara Atanasova - Head of Type A Inspection Body at CTES. The meeting was also attended by Colonel Nikolay Zlatanov - Head of "Tests and Control Measurements of Armaments, Machinary and Property" Directorate.

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The Bulgarian Defense Institute with yet another proof of quality and professionalism!

On June 25, 2020 the Central Testing Laboratory for Logistic Properties at the Defense Institute, after successfully undergone planned supervision under BDS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018 "General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories" by the Executive Agency "Bulgarian Accreditation Service" is re-accredited and expanded the scope of accreditation by ten indicators - ORDER No A 371/25.06.2020 and CERTIFICATE reg. No 33 LI/25.06.2020, valid until 26.05.2024.

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Big Data Challenges – Situation Awareness and Decision Support

The Bulgarian Defense Institute "Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov" invites you to participate with publications in the Journal "Defense and Security Technologies". The topic of the journal is: „Big Data Challenges – Situation Awareness and Decision Support“.
In this issue of the journal, we intend you to continue the work on discussing and exploring how the Big Data Challenges – Situation Awareness and Decision Support may assist the military in understanding the situation and support them in making better decisions.

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Интегриран подход към киберсигурността с фокус върху човешкия фактор

The NATO Science and Technology Organization (NATO STO) published on its webpage the Technical Report of Human Factors and Medicine (HFM) Panel Research Task Group (RTG), titled Human Systems Integration Approach to Cyber Security (NATO STO HFM-259). 
This RTG-259 was established in 2015 and 7 NATO and Partnership for Peace nations among which Bulgaria, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Ukraine and USA contributed to the study. 

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JDST Vol.3: Defence Technology Foresight

The Bulgarian Defense Institute "Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov" published the new issue of the Journal of Defense and Security Technologies (Volume 3, June 2020).

The main focus of this volume is on the approaches for a long-term forecasting of the trends in the development of the defense technologies. It is dedicated to the results achieved in the framework of the European Defense Agency Project „Predictive methodology for Technology Intelligence Analysis“(PYTHIA), carried out in the period 2018-2020.

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