Recently, Intelligence Department of Command-Staff Institute for Employment of Forces of the National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi has celebrated 25th anniversary of its establishment.
The first Head of Department of Intelligence of newly created Academy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was appointed on November 8, 1993. This day is considered as the Day of Department of Intelligence.
Since September 1994 the Department started preparation of intelligence specialists with higher military education for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the first graduation of officers at operational-and-tactical and at operational-and-strategic levels was conducted in 1996.
In total, the Department of Intelligence trained more than 60 officers at operational-and-tactical level, three doctors of science and 17 candidates of science as well as almost 300 officers – within the course training. Department’s graduates have been serving in the system of military intelligence, are at the head of structural units of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine, are the chiefs of intelligence of arms of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and of operational commands, and so on.
Today, the scientific-and-pedagogical staff of the department has a combat experience in rebuffing the Russian armed aggression and is proud of to have honour to be a team where the representatives of several generations are work shoulder-to-shoulder with the aim of training intelligence specialists; the traditions are transferred, honoured and multiplied.