Department of Engineering Troops and Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection and Environmental Safety Troops

Head of the Department of Engineering Troops and Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection and Environmental Safety Troops

Master degree

colonel

Smagulov Kairat Boranbaevich

In accordance with the order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12 June 2020, the department was created at the National Defense University.

The department is one of the main educational and scientific subdivisions of the University and graduates officers of engineering troops and NBC protection troops of the operational-tactical level «7M 12107 – Engineering systems and networks in military affairs (Management of operational-tactical engineering troops)» and «7M – (Management of operational – tactical radiation, chemical and biological protection of troops)».

The main goal of the educational process at the department is to train undergraduates with fundamental knowledge and a broad outlook on the fundamentals of the theory and practice of using units and subunits of engineering troops and NBC protection of troops, combat arms and special forces in modern combined arms combat and operations, who know the laws and principles of armed struggle, capable of confidently managing formations and units in combat and operations, introducing into practice everything new, advanced, possessing organizational skills, strong commanding will, initiative and independent thinking, able to organize and methodically correctly conduct classes with the personnel of military units and formations.

Main tasks of the department:

  1. Increasing the level of professionalism of officers who meet the requirements of qualification characteristics.
  2. The developing by undergraduates of the basics of organizing and planning engineering support and NBC protection at the tactical and operational-tactical level of control, the combat use of military bases and units of engineering troops and NBC protection troops in combined arms combat and operations.
  3. Study of important elements of combat and mobilization readiness, firm and continuous control of units and troops, grammatical use of engineering weapons, weapons and equipment of NBC protection.
  4. Improving skills for developing original and bold decisions in organizing and conducting long, active combat operations in a difficult situation.
  5. To educate undergraduates high volitional qualities, psychological preparation, the development of strong will and self-control in the face of sudden and unexpected changes in the situation.
  6. Preparation and publication of educational, teaching and methodological and scientific materials to ensure the educational activities of the department.

Academic disciplines:

– Combat and operational support;

– Engineering support of combat and operations;

– Tactics of units and troops of engineering troops;

– Combat and operational training of engineering troops;

– NBC protection of troops in battle and operations;

– Tactics of units and troops of the NBC protection troops;

– Technical support for NBC protection;

– Combat and operational training of the NBC protection troops.