Month: September 2019

Review of MIL-STD 704 Requirements

Introduction This article discusses the power quality test and evaluation with a review of MIL-STD-704 and the relationship with electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). MIL-STD-704 deals with aircraft electric power characteristics, and provides the standard to ensure compatibility between the aircraft power system (including external power) and the utilization equipment. MIL-STD-704 covers the power generation system by […]

MIL-STD-461 CS101 Test Method Review

1. Introduction Discussions with various members of the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) community that deal with MIL-STD-461 testing revealed that various methods were being used to limit the applied power in CS101 testing. The standard calls applying a test voltage level but allows for the requirement to be met if the interfering signal power source is […]