On May 17-19, All-Ukrainian Scientific and Technical Conference “Actual Problems of Designing, Manufacturing and Exploiting Weapons and Military Equipment” was held at Vinnytsia National Technical University.
The Forum was attended by representatives of the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, directors of the plants of the Concern “Ukroboronprom”, heads of educational and scientific institutions of military and civilian fields. In particular, there were Deputy Head of the Central Research Institute of weapons and military equipment of the Armed Forces, Colonel Vadyslav Sotnyk, Director of the State Enterprise “Kharkiv Plant of Special Machines” Oleksii Horobets, Director of the State Enterprise “Kharkiv Mechanical Plant” Liudmyla Yatsenko, Technical Advisor of the Chief of State scientific production Union “Fort” of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Yevhen Bokovoi.
Rector of VNTU, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Volodymyr Hrabko said:
“Our University is the first in Ukraine to start training students on the speciality “Design of small arms”. Students of this specialization practice at the enterprise “Fort”.
During the Conference participants could get acquainted with the latest Ukrainian military equipment on the University square near the main building.
The Conference published more than 180 papers. You can read them at http://ovtconf.vntu.edu.ua/files/OVT%202017.pdf
Member of the Organizing Committee of the Conference, Director of the Center for monitoring the quality of education and innovation in educational process of VNTU, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Andrii Poliakov said:
“It is now advisable to create a focal point that will analyze the demands of security agencies and make orders for developers taking into account all the requirements of various departments, this will contribute to the creation of the unified technology, a wide range of models.”