MIL-STD-461G – Draft for Industry Review

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Overview: MIL-STD-461 is the United States Military Standard that controls EMI characteristics of equipment and subsystems. A draft of MIL-STD-461G is presently out for industry review, with a goal of the revision being formally released later this year. Major changes will be discussed in this presentation, not only in terms of what the changes are but also the reasons and rationale behind them.

Javor_resized_100px_NEWKen Javor
Ken Javor has worked in the EMC industry for thirty years. He is a consultant to government and industry, runs a pre-compliance EMI test facility, and curates the Museum of EMC Antiquities, a collection of radios and instruments that were important in the development of the discipline, as well as a library of important documentation. Mr. Javor is an industry representative to the Tri-Service Working Groups that write MIL-STD-464 and MIL-STD-461.  Ken is an active member of the Tri-Services Working Group developing the MIL-STD-461G revision.   He has published numerous papers and is the author of a handbook on EMI requirements and test methods. Mr. Javor can be contacted at