Bulgaria Sofia 1592, 2, Professor Cvetan Lazarov Blvd.
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DEFENCE INSTITUTE ,,PROFESSOR TCVETAN LAZAROV” perform the following functions:

1. Research, applied research and development works in the field of armaments, C4I systems, military equipment and military technical property;
2. Support the analysis of the state of armament, C4I systems, military equipment and military-property and preparation of promising forecasts for their development;
3. Support of integrated project teams to participate in the preparation, scientific consultation and full implementation of programs and projects in the interest of defense;
4. Provide scientific and technical expertise to the activities of designing and building of integrated communication and information management systems of the country and the armed forces;
5. Supporting and providing scientific and technical expertise Council work on the arms and the Council in defense capabilities;
6. Preparation of tactical and technical tasks, specifications and expertise, programs and methodologies for testing and standardization, and other documents related to the acquisition of defense products;
7. Perform laboratory, functional, and host range testing of weapons, C4I systems, military equipment and military technical property, establish protocols for their results, expert assessments, analyzes and proposals;
8. Making the methodological guidance of the activities of the Central artillery technical testing ground;
9. Quality control and certification of military and special products, property and other products and systems for quality management in accordance with the standards and Allied posts of NATO and the European Union;
10. Develop, test, store and update military-standards and documentation for weapons, military equipment and property;
11. Metrological control, calibration and verification of measuring instruments;
12. Cooperation in the field of applied science and technology research, testing and certification of armament, equipment and property within NATO (NSPA, NCIA, CMRE, ACT, etc.), European Union (EDA etc.) And bilaterally;
13. Coordination and planning by national representatives of research in international organizations in the field of science and technology for security and defense;
14. Participation in international projects and research groups in the field of security and defense;
15. Implementation of activities on ensuring aviation safety and airworthiness of aircraft and military aircraft - owned by the Ministry of Interior;
16. Implementation of activities registration and keeping the register of military aircraft and aircraft - owned by the Ministry of Interior;
17. Perform Military-analysis of armaments, equipment and systems to the armed forces;
18. Planning and organizing processes of adoption and implementation of standardization documents of NATO and the development of the information system;
19. Assisting the Minister for the protection and use of intellectual and industrial property rights of the Ministry of Defence; 
20. Implementation of the art. 24, para. 3 of the Patent Law and the registration of utility models;
21. Training for acquiring educational and scientific degree "doctor" in accredited doctoral programs;
22. Education of academic staff required to conduct research and applied research and training of PhD students.


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