FFI’s areas of activity cover a wide range of fields, including basic research and research to increase the level of knowledge.
The Institute also supplies its clients with strategic advice, insight into technical developments and support in the procurement of materiel, as well as knowledge regarding phasing-in and testing of military materiel. The range of academic and technical capabilities at the Institute is significant.
At the same time, FFI interacts with many different players within the Armed Forces – from the political and strategic level in the Ministry of Defence and the Defence Staff, to operators and users of different systems in the field. It also interacts with other public agencies and national and international players within military research, academia and industry.