- The Egyptian Air Defense Academy
The Egyptian Air Defenses Academy (Arabic: كلية الدفاع الجوى), is the country's scientific military college aimed to supply the army with its need of the professional engineers. It was established in
1974. Graduates of the Air Defenses Academy get commissioned as officers in the Egyptian Air Defense Command.
Its director is Maj. Gen. Yehia Abd-elgawwad Alshazely.
During the 1973 war, the Air Defence forces have provided effective air protection for the armed forces formations and the nation's vital targets in different phases which enabled them to perform their mission in the best combat circumstances to face the hostile enemy air forces equipped with the up-to-date equipments.
The combat studies of the Air Defence forces have proved of great importance in preparing military persons to accomplish the ideal usage of different air Defence elements in an outstanding way. Hence, the necessity of establishing a specialized air Defence college became confirmed to graduate officers who are capable of operating and maintaining the most complicated and highly advanced air Defence equipments.
As a result, the Air Defence College was established on the
July 2, 1974.
The study in the college began on the
April 1, 1974for a period of-27-months.
Orders were issued on the
July 1, 1978to develop education in the military colleges to be four educational years including university studies in addition to military sciences.
The studies concerning the development have agreed on engineering studies for Air Defence College.To suit and serve the air Defence specialization in cooperation with the Faculty of Engineering,
The developed education system started in
Today, Cadets joining the Air defense college, study for four years and graduate as a
second lieutenantwith a bachelor degree of air Defence science, continuing his-study for the fifth year and getting a branch of engineering in communication and electronics.
Preparing a qualified scientifically militant officer, capable of commanding a sub unit effectively with high physical fitness as well as his capability of dealing with the high technology Air Defence weapons to keep up with the modern airwar methods.
* Bachelor degree of Air Defense sciences after the completion of the fourth educational year.
* Bachelor degree of Engineering in communications and Electronics section after the completion of the fifth educational year.
The college is divided into four main sections:
* The first sectionThe college administration which is responsible for training, planning and following up under the supervision of the college commandant.
*The Second SectionIt includes the following educational branches
** Engineering Science branch Is equipped with modern laboratories that serve the Engineering study and allow the cadets to do the engineering experiments with the rate of 4 cadets for each experiment.
** Air Defence specialize branches Cadets receive an academic and practical training on the Air Defence Equipment in these branches.
** General Training branch It is responsible for adapting cadets to military life and teaching them military sciences.
* The third sectionIt is responsible for the college logistics and providing it with its administrative needs.
*The fourth sectionIt contains the cadet brigade formation that is responsible for cadets discipline and providing their needs.
Egyptian Air Defense Command
Military of Egypt
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Egyptian Armed Forces — Egyptian infantry during Operation Bright Star Service branches … Wikipedia
The Fellowship (Christian organization) — For other groups of similar name, see The Fellowship. Fellowship Foundation Formation 1935 Headquarters Cedars, a mansion in Arlington, Virginia Associate Director Douglas Coe … Wikipedia
Military academy — This article is about educational institutions. For the 1940 American film, see Military Academy (Film). A military academy or service academy (in American English) is an educational institution which prepares candidates for service in the… … Wikipedia
United States Air Forces in Europe — emblem Active 7 August 1945 Current … Wikipedia
Turkish Air Force — Infobox Military Unit unit name= Turkish Air Force Türk Hava Kuvvetleri caption= Turkish Air Force Emblem start date= 1909 1911 country= TUR allegiance= branch= type= role= size=803 aircraft *65.000 personnel command structure= Turkish Armed… … Wikipedia
Protests against the Iraq War — The February 15, 2003 anti war protest in London. Beginning in 2002, and continuing after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, protests against the Iraq War were held in many cities worldwide, often coordinated to occur simultaneously around the world.… … Wikipedia
History of the Soviet Union (1982–1991) — The history of the Soviet Union from 1982 through 1991, spans the period from Leonid Brezhnev s death and funeral until the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Due to the years of Soviet military buildup at the expense of domestic development,… … Wikipedia
HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
2011 Egyptian revolution — For other revolutions, see Egyptian revolution. 2011 Egyptian revolution Part of the Arab Spring … Wikipedia
Ethiopian National Defense Force — Flag of Ethiopia Service branches Ethiopian Army, Ethiopian Air Force, Ethiopian Navy (1955 1991) … Wikipedia