The Research Agency has five highly specialised research divisions.
The Concepts and Doctrine Division supports the Defence Forces’ strategic planning and decision making by
analysing and anticipating the strategic operating environment of the future.
developing strategic and operational level concepts and operating principles.
conducting entire defence system exercise planning for widescale national and international strategic-operational level and operational-tactical level exercises.
The Energetic and CBRN Technology Division is a versatile producer of research and new information related to military explosives, weapon effect, threat of and protection against weapons of mass destruction, and CBRN protection.
The Energetic and CBRN Technology Division performs research and testing on
life cycle of explosives
CBRN threat and protection
CBRN detection and identification
modelling and simulation
manufacturing substances, materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing).
The research, development and service activities of the Human Performance Division focus on multidisciplinarily comprehensive human performance in the Defence Forces’ different operating environments.
The Human Performance Division studies and develops the Defence Forces
personnel’s performance requirements and personal appraisal
personnel’s performance, its maintenance and restoration.
cyber psychology and
The Human Performance Division carries out the personal and competence appraisals and surveys needed by the Defence Forces.
The division’s tasks in emergency conditions focus on the provision to the Defence Command of a situation picture involving the troops’ performance capability.
The Information Technology Division supports the building of the Defence Forces’ joint capabilities and produces research information to support the fight for networks and the electromagnetic spectrum.
The Information Technology Division researches
radio frequency sensor systems
command and control systems.
The Weapons Technology Division produces reliable information on the performance of military systems in Nothern environmental conditions for developing operating principles and supporting procurement.
The Weapons Technology Division focuses on
the use of new sensor technologies incl. hyperspectral sensors, LIDARs and synthetic aperture radars
countermeasure systems in particular against missile seekers
comprehensive development of Force Protection
ballistic protection and weapon effects
the exploitation of unmanned and spaceborne systems.