Call for Papers 2023

Call for Papers

International Scientific Conference

Advanced Research and Technology for Defence

28 and 29 November 2023, Bulgarian Defence Institute, Sofia


  • Theory of war and martial arts
  • Theoretical aspects of strategic leadership
  • Defence, defence capabilities and crisis management
  • Management systems
  • Weapons and ammunitions
  • Combat equipment and systems
  • Logistics equipment, property and materials
  • Nuclear, chemical and biological protection and ecology
  • Combat insurance
  • Communication systems and technologies
  • Radar and radio navigation
  • Informatics and information technologies
  • Cyber-security, cryptography and information security
  • Economic aspects of defence
  • Military-political research
  • Human factor and medicine
  • Military standardization, quality and certification
  • Tests and control measurements
  • Education and educational standards

Important Deadlines

Registration: 7 November 2023
Full text of papers: 17 November 2023


The International Conference on Advanced Research and Technology for Defence (ARTDef) is an annual scientific forum for the presentation of research and technology policy in the Ministry of Defence and the Bulgarian Army, aimed at the effective use of scientific achievements to build and maintain the necessary defense capabilities of the Armed Forces.

Participation in the conference is free.

Working languages – Bulgarian and English.

The conference in 2023 will be hosted by Bulgarian Defence Institute.


  • Armaments Policy Directorate – MoD
  • Georgi S. Rakovski National Defence College
  • Military Medical Academy
  • Vasil Levski National Military University
  • Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy
  • Georgi Benkovski Air Force Academy
  • Bulgarian Defence Institute

ADDRESS: Bulgarian Defence Institute, 1592, Sofia, Bulgaria, "Professor Tzvetan Lazarov" 2 Blvd.
TELEPHONES: +359 (2) 92 21 837, +359 (2) 92 21 827
FAX +359 (2) 92 21 808
E-MAIL: organizers [at]