Defence and military technology

Obrambna in vojaška tehnologija

Course credits:

6.0 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 30 hours of exercises, 0 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

doc. dr. Uroš Svete

Type:

Required

Language:

Slovenian

Semester:

Second semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Defence Studies

Short content

Students will be introduced with weapon systems definitions in with their classification which always depends on social scientific and technological development. The military technology will be presented and classified by historical epochs from antiquity and feudalism where cold weapons prevailed through industrialization where fire arms (firstly smoothbore later on rifling) appeared. In 19 and 20th century the mass production and technological innovations brought massive usage of planes, tanks and battle ships, submarines, weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles. In second half of 20th century arms race expended to the space and information technology, and in the time of globalization it got completely different image with war on terror.

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Curriculum was last modified on: 06.05.2020