From May 28 to June 2, 2008, the NATO International Training Course "UAV Systems Development and Deployment to counter Emerging Security Challenges" ADVANCED TRAINING COURSE took place in Kharkiv. The advanced training course was devoted to the development and use of systems of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for counteracting emerging security problems.
The participants of the international event were recognized world scholars from Italy, Georgia, Poland, Moldova, Romania, Morocco and Ukraine. Among them there are scientists of the National University of Civil Protection of Ukraine: vice-rector for scientific work Volodymyr Andronov, leading researcher of the scientific department on the problems of civil protection and technogenic and ecological safety Boris Pospielov, deputy head of the research center - the head of the organization of the Research Center Evgeniy Rybka, and the head of the department of physical and mathematical disciplines Oleksandr Tarasenko. NUCPU staff has been trained on the development and implementation of unmanned aerial vehicle systems to combat emerging security and civil protection issues. So, on May 31, Boris Pospielov, professor of technical sciences, conducted a theoretical and practical training session, where he focused on the issues of the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for monitoring the critical state of natural and technical objects and territories in the event of a disaster in Ukraine: new technologies of wireless communication for the UAV in emergencies. The report of the scholar raised interest and live discussion among the participants of the training.
In the framework of the international training, the participants, scientists from seven countries of the world, visited a State Higher Education Facility of the Emergency Service of Ukraine. They demonstrated their capabilities during the training of a fire and rescue unit, the actions of the rescuers during the elimination of the consequences of an industrial disaster, the provision of medical and psychological assistance, and rescue in the height were demonstrated. Also, guests got acquainted with the educational-material base of the university, visited the museum.