Defence Services

Defence Services

Testing products for hostile environments

Testing products for hostile environments


The defence industry dictates that products need to be tested to perform in the most extreme environments found in anywhere in the world.  Our testing services are based on over 60 years experience within the defence industry, bringing together a wealth of specialist knowledge to provide you with support from requirements management, design advice, preparing test plans, testing 24/7 in modern well-equipped facilities, to fast and efficient reporting.

TÜV SÜD has specially designed and approved secure testing facilities for defence product testing that ensures protection of your product such as  communication systems and operations room equipment for surface ships and submarines. We work closely with our clients in the pursuit of high performance and reliability, so that equipment operates as intended in hostile environments.

Our environmental testing services includes:

  • Climatic
  • Vibration
  • Shock
  • Ingress Protection
  • EMC Testing such as lightning testing, HIRF, power supply variations, electromagnetic pulse (EMF), radiation security (TEMPEST), radiation hazards (RADHAZ), nuclear survivability
  • Radio Testing 

TÜV SÜD also provides testing according to recognised industry defence standards such as:

  • DEF STAN 00-35
  • DEF STAN 59-411
  • MIL STD 461E
  • MIL STD 810F
  • NATO standard AECTP 100-500 series 

ACHIEVE YOUR business objectives with TÜV SÜD

  • Minimise business risks such as violating regulatory risks and potential legal liabilities   
  • Shorten your time-to-market and increase market access when you meet regulatory requirements and standards

  • Increase customer confidence in your product by obtaining independent testing

  • Benefit from greater cost effectiveness and faster homologation as most of our services are provided locally

  • Add value to your processes by working with our highly experienced and qualified team of experts


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