Budyonny Military Academy of the Signal Corps

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Coordinates: 60°00′42.8″N 30°22′30.1″E / 60.011889°N 30.375028°E / 60.011889; 30.375028

Military Academy of the Signal Corps, S. M. Budyonny
Военная академия связи им. С. М. Буденного
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Campus of the MAC, S.M. Budjonny
TypeMilitary academy
Established1919
RectorMajor general S. V. Kostarev
Studentsmore than 32,000 officers (national)
more than 4,500 officers (international)
Address
194064, Saint Petersburg, Tichorezki prospect 3
, ,
Russia
CampusUrban
Websitewww.vas-spb.ru

The S. M. Budjonny Military Academy of the Signal Corps is a military university in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, founded in 1919. The academy trains officers for service in the Signal Troops of the Russian Ground Forces.

History[edit]

  • 1919 (8 November). Foundation of the academy. Initial name: Electro-technical high school for commanding officers of the workers' and farmers' Red Army (Russian: Высшая военная электротехническая школа комсостава Рабоче-крестьянской Красной Армии (РККА))
  • 1941 (21 January). By order of the People’s Commissar of Defence of the USSR this military college was renamed to Military Academy of Signal Technology (Russian: Военная электротехническая академиа связи).
  • 1946 (5 July). The Military academy received the name of honour S. M. Budjonny.
  • 1998 (29 August). By decree №1009 of the Government of Russia the Military academy received the status of a Military university.

Awards[edit]

The military academy was many times distinguished and awarded as follows:

Order of the Red Banner, 1944
Order of Lenin, 1968

Subjects / purpose of study[edit]

Academic qualification (university degree) for officers attached for special duties. Special subjects

  • 210401 — Physics and communications technology of optoelectronics
  • 210404 — Multichannel telecommunication’s systems
  • 210405 — Radio engineering, broadcasting (BC) and television (TV)
  • 210406 — Communications networks and electronic switching systems (ESS)
  • 230101 — Computing technology, complex installations, systems and networks
  • 230102 — IT-systems and automated command and control systems
  • 230105 — Programming of computer systems and of automated systems

The duration of study is 5 years. Instruction takes place daily around the clock.

Heads of the Academy[edit]

  • 1919—1921 — A.W. Babinski (ru: А.В. Бабински)
  • 1921—1922 — E.A. Bernardelli (ru: E.A. Бернарделли)
  • 1922—1927 — A.A. Owtschinikw (ru: A.A Овчиников)
  • 1928—1932 — Professor E.A. Swiriskij (ru: E.A. Свирский)
  • 1932—1937 — K.E. Polistschuk (ru: K.E. Полищук)
  • 1937—1938 — M.I. Dratwin (ru: M.И. Дратвин)
  • 1938—1938 — N.N. Andeew (ru: H.H. Андеев)
  • 1938—1942 — Lieutenant General W.M. Gowjadkin (ru: B.M. Говядкин)
  • 1942—1944 — Major General A.G. Lapkin (ru: A.Г. Лaпкин)
  • 1944—1949 — Lieutenant General K.Ch. Murawew (ru: К.Х. Муравьев)
  • 1949—1951 — Lieutenant General P.D. Miroschnikow (ru: П.Д. Мирошников)
  • 1953—1961 — Lieutenant General P.D. Miroschnikow (ru: П.Д. Мирошников)
  • 1951—1957 — Lieutenant General W.W. Zenigodskij (ru: B.B. Зенигодский)
  • 1961—1978 — Colonel General A.A. Frolow (ru: А.А. Фролов)
  • 1957—1978 — Lieutenant General A.P. Borisow (ru: А.П. Борисов)
  • 1978—1988 — Lieutenant General N.G. Popow (ru: Н.Г. Попов)
  • 1988—1991 — Lieutenant General P.N. Baraschkow (ru: П.Н.Барашков)
  • 1991—1995 — Lieutenant General G.G. Sawin (ru: Г.Г. Савин)
  • 1995—1998 — Lieutenant General S.P. Liguta (ru: С.Р. Лигута)
  • 1998—2003 — Lieutenant General E.A. Karpow (ru: Е.А. Карпов)
  • 2003—2009 — Lieutenant General A.L. Krementschuzkii (ru: А.Л. Кременчуцкий
  • 2009—2011 — Major General S.A. Budilkin (ru: С.А. Будилкин)
  • 2011— ... — Major General S.W. Kostarew (ru: С.В. Костарев)

Famous graduates and lecturers[edit]

See also[edit]

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