Testing Laboratory of the Ministry of Defence

TESTING LABORATORY OF THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (TL of the MoD) is established in 1970. Today the laboratory is functioning as a department of the "Testing and Control of Armaments, Equipment and Materials" Directorate to the Defence Institute "Professor Tsvetan Lazarov".

Since 2012, the laboratory is accredited to BDS EN ISO/IEC 17025 "General Requirements on the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories", by the "Bulgarian Accreditation Service" Executive Agency. According to Order № A 234 / 25.06.2019 and Certificate Reg. № 60 LI/ 28.10.2016, the TL of the MoD is re-accredited till 28.10.2020.

The laboratory's subject of activity is conducting of tests and researches on products resistance characteristics to certain external influences:

  • climatic impacts by temperature, temperature shock, moisture and salt fog;
  • atmospheric influences by sun radiation, reduced air pressure etc.;
  • mechanical impacts by shock, vibrations, dust, tension pull and pressure;
  • ballistic protection against small and cold arms.