"Military Standardization, Quality and Certification" Directorate

  • Organizеs the development, coordination, approval, registration, distribution, storage and update of military standardization documents;
  • Coordinates the participation of representatives from MoD, Bulgarian Armed Forces (BAF) and structures, directly subordinate to the Minister of Defence, in the Technical Committees of the Bulgarian Standardization Agency;
  • Organizes and coordinates the process of ratification, approval and implementation of NATO standardization documents and maintains STANDARD information system;
  • Coordinates the cooperation in the field of military standardization within NATO, European Union and on bilateral basis;
  • Coordinates the participation of national representatives from MoD, BAF and structures, directly subordinate to the Minister of Defence, in the working bodies of NATO Standardization Agency;
  • Organizes and manages the activities on the establishment of approved Bulgarian military terminology, based on NATO standardization documents;
  • Certifies quality management systems of products related to defense for compliance with Allied Assurance Publications of AQAPs series;
  • Certifies defense related products;
  • Certifies physical security equipment for classified information, intended for use by organizational units within and outside the MoD, BAF and structures, directly subordinate to  the Minister of Defence;
  • Quality assurance throw the preparation and execution of contracts for the acquisition of defense-related products for the needs of the MoD, the structures directly subordinated to the Minister of Defense and the BAF;
  • Government Quality Assurance as to STANAG 4107 for the needs of NATO members or non-NATO countries with which the Republic of Bulgaria has bilateral agreement;
  • Certifies military aircraft and aircraft owned by the Ministry of the Interior with respect to airworthiness requirements;
  • Audits processes for increasing the resources of aviation equipment;
  • Registers and maintains a record of military aircraft and aircraft owned by the Ministry of the Interior.