Within the framework of the visit to the Russian Federation, a delegation from the People’s Republic of Bangladesh headed by Brigadier General of the NRB Army Abu Noman Md Shibbir Ahmed, who is responsible for the creation of the physical protection system of the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, visited the Rosatom Technical Academy. The main goal of the visit was getting acquainted with the activities of the Technical Academy in the field of training personnel for nuclear power facilities.
Opening the meeting, the First Vice-Rector of the Technical Academy, Vladimir Aspidov, told about the Academy’s experience in the field of personnel training. “Within the framework of the Ruppur NPP construction project alone, until 2023, the Technical Academy will train about 1,400 Bengali nuclear specialists to work at the nuclear power plant. In addition, the Global Nuclear Safety and Security Institute (GNSSI), which is part of the Technical Academy, has developed new training courses for physical protection foreign personnel of foreign nuclear facilities,” Vladimir Aspidov said.
According to Egor Bologov, director of the GNSSI, most of these training courses provide for practical work with various means and devices of physical protection at a special training outdoor areas and laboratories of the complex of technical facilities of physical protection.
During technical tour, the foreign guests visited specialized training classrooms, training outdoor areas and laboratories of technical means of physical protection. Attention was drawn to a testing laboratory equipped with modern equipment and measuring instruments that allow testing special products with the required accuracy, including in climatic conditions similar to the climate of Bangladesh.
Representatives of the Bangladeshi side expressed interest to the activities of the GNSSI. The parties agreed to cooperate in the training of personnel for the physical protection of the Ruppur NPP.
The Global Nuclear Safety and Security Institute of Rosatom Technical Academy is a leading educational institution of the State Corporation “Rosatom”. The main goal is to improve the skills and retraining of specialists of nuclear facilities, Federal Executive authorities, military and special agencies and other organizations on programs of additional professional education in the field of anti-terrorist security. complex global security, including physical protection, protection of state secrets, economic and information security.