GUIDELINES FOR IMPROVING THE PREPARATION OF LAND FORCES OFFICERS OF THE BULGARIAN ARMED FORCES

Authors

  • Nikolay PAVLOVSKI Vasil Levski National Military University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53477/2284-9378-21-19

Keywords:

officers from Land Forces; preparation; guidelines; improvement; course model.

Abstract

This article discusses the issues of improving the training process of Land Forces officers of the Bulgarian Armed Forces. Based mostly on the analysis of the current experience of the army leadership, the analysis of modern requirements of the security environment and the need to change the job qualifications to perform specific tasks of Army officers in the full range of missions and operations, some suggestions for improving their training are extracted. An attempt to present the main directions for increasing the efficiency of the officers from the Army preparation on tactical and operational level has been executed. Suggestions have been made for improving the current course model, which is the fundamental element of training these officers and it is associated with the overall vision for their training process. The main conclusions and recommendations of the study are presented at the end of the current scientific work.

Author Biography

Nikolay PAVLOVSKI, Vasil Levski National Military University

Born on June, 30 1983, town Veliko Tarnovo, first name Nikolay, last name Pavlovski, graduate of the Vasil Levski National Military University, Faculty Land Forces, series of graduates 003947/14.11.2006 – Bachelor’s Degree.

Has the title of doctor in the academic specialty “Organization and Management of the Armed Forces” № 0114/2018, attained in 2018 by Vasil Levski National Military University. 

The academic training has been completed by graduating of the Vasil Levski National Military University, Faculty Land Forces, series of graduates 003014/22.02.2013 – Master’s Degree.

 

By profession officer he has carried out his activity as a Chief Assistant to Vasil Levski National Military University.

He has a vast scientific activity (researches, university courses), being the author of dissertation with the title “Research of the Training System for Reserve Officers in Bulgaria (1878-1920) and 5 articles and scientific papers published at the Bulgarian publishing houses, and 1 abroad in Poland.

 

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Published

2021-10-19

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