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Defence & Aerospace

Defence Product Testing to MIL-STD 461 and MIL-STD 810

EMC, Environmental and Electrical Safety Testing for Defence and Aerospace Systems

Austest Laboratories offers the most comprehensive and publicly available environmental, EMC and electrical product testing facilities in Australia and New Zealand serving the defence and aerospace sectors.

Our services include:

  • EMC testing to MIL-STD 461 and DO-160
  • Electrical Product testing to AS/NZS 60950.1 and IEC 62368-1 for Information Technology Equipment
  • Telecommunications testing to 3G, 4G and Wifi Devices/interfaces
  • Environmental testing to MIL-STD 810
  • SRS Shock testing in accordance with RAN Naval Technical Bureau (NTB) specifications
  • Certification and approval inc proven track record of Commonwealth Approval and Witness Testing


  • Emission Testing to 40GHz inc DO-160 Section 21
  • Immunity Testing up to 200V per metre to 18GHz inc DO-160 Sections 16, 17, 19, 20
  • Wireless inc 802.11b/g/n + 3G/4G

Electrical safety

  • Measurement & control equipment
  • Information Technology equipment
  • Generic electrical safety

Climatic Testing

  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Thermal shock

Mechanical Testing

  • Vibration
  • Shock and SRS
  • Drop and impact
  • Inclination
  • Altitude and pressure
  • Cyclic fatigue
  • Static load
  • Enclosure protection (IP & IK)

Accelerated Ageing


  • Airborne noise
  • Structurborne noise
  • On-site measurements

Design and consulting

  • EMC advisory services & product modifications
  • Vibration and shock consulting
  • Design of cushions and resilient mounts
  • Vibration measurement and diagnostics
  • Acoustic design and noise mitigation
  • Test fixtures design and manufacturing

Some of the defence test standards we offer are:

    • MIL-STD-461F*
    • MIL-STD-810G*
    • MIL-STD-167-1A*
    • MIL-STD-202G*
    • DEF-STAN 00-35*
    • MIL-STD-883*
    • MIL-HDBK-2036*
    • RTCA/DO-160*

* including previous versions