Department of the Rocket Troops and Artillery

The Department of the Rocket Troops and Artillery is a subunit of the command and staff institute of troops (forces) application of the National Defence University named after Ivan Chernyakhovskyi, which carries out educational and methodological activities concerning the preparation of the specialists with higher military operational and tactical level of education and educational qualification level of “master of military management” on residential and non-residential forms of education for the rocket troops and artillery and other military formations by the specialty “Military management (by the armed forces branches) by the specialty “Combat application and management of rocket troops and artillery units”

The department deals with the tasks:

  • considering the experience of the anti-terrorist operation and the operation of united forces (ATO and OUF) improves the qualitative indexes of the of rocket troops and artillery specialists preparation;
  • implementation the results of scientific researches concerning combat application of the rocket troops and artillery in combat and operation to the educational process, including the ATO, OUF experience;
  • improvement of the educational content of the profession-oriented subjects to enforce its practical aiming considering the ATO, OUF experience;
  • formation of leadership skills;
  • implementation of new informational technologies in educational process.

The characteristics of the scientific potential:

Overall – 9, doctor of military sciences, professor – 1, philosophy doctors of military sciences, assistant professors – 5, philosophy doctors of military sciences – 3.

During the department existence 3 doctors of military sciences and 41 philosophy doctors of military sciences defended their scientific dissertations.

The Department carries out the education of operational and tactical level specialists on 5educational subjects:

“Implementation of the military units of the Army” (has a share);

“Combat application of the rocket troops and artillery in combat and operations”;

“Rocket strikes and artillery fire management”;

“Artillery reconnaissance”;

“Principles of artillery shooting and rocket launching theory”.

Besides, the department takes part in the preparation of foreign countries specialists and post-graduate courses students, also as brigade command officers.