The department forms one of the research/pedagogic work centres of the Faculty of Military Technology. It is tasked with preparing university-graduated specialists of Air Defence Troops for the combat utilization of weapon systems and Air Defence units, using automated command and control systems.
Further, it focuses on:
- system and computer science application,
- operational research,
- technical cybernetics,
- artificial intelligence,
- simulator, trainers,
- weapon and service systems' robotics utilization,
- guidance and control systems for interception missiles.
The department's research focuses on proposals, development and utilization of command and control systems of Air Defence Troops. The department takes part in solving the defence research tasks for the Czech Army in the fields of command and control, training, operations, the use of air defence processes in modelling and simulation and their utilization in training systems.
The department guarantees the Air Defence study programme as Master's studies. The emphasis is laid on theoretical knowledge of electrical engineering as well as managerial side, connected with the use of IT, operations control for automated command systems and control and utilization of Air Defence Missile Troops and Air Defence Troops.