Military Academy. Drone Training Course

Training of End Users for Using the ASPires Project Equipment 

Drone Training Course

In the period from 14 November – 05 December, 2018, a training activity was conducted with the Еnd Users of the ASPires project for the use of drones, organized by the Military Academy ASPires team in cooperation with representatives from National Park Mavrovo. The training focused both on the theoretical and practical aspects necessary for enabling the national park’s selected employees to utilize the project’s equipment. 

The topics of the training included the following content: Introduction to Drones, Remote control, “Ready to Fly” System, Introduction to the DJI GO App and its basic interface, Managing Camera Settings, Detailed Overview of the RTH Option, Intelligent Flight Modes of DJI GO App, Advanced Training in DJI GO Settings, Interactive Simulator Training, Outdoor Flight of Class 3 Drone, as well as a series of practical training in drone take-off and landing.

A total number of five employees attended the training and a detailed assessment of each participant was made by the training instructor, indicating the skills and knowledge acquired during the activity.


Presentation of the ASPires Project Equipment at the Military Academy “General Mihailo Apostolski” - Skopje

Presentation of the ASPires Project Equipment 

at the Military Academy “General Mihailo Apostolski” - Skopje


On October 19, 2018, on the occasion of the promotion of the XVIII generation of cadets at the Military Academy to the first officer’s rank of Second Lieutenants, and the taking of the solemn oath by the new generation of cadets, attended by the Minister of Defence of the former Yougoslav Republic of Macedonia, the Chief of Defence of the Armed Forces, distinguished guests from the Ministry of Defence, the General Staff of the Armed Forces, the President’s Cabinet, as well as representatives from Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, defence attaches and diplomats in the former Yougoslav Republic of Macedonia, the ASPires team from the Military Academy presented part of the project’s equipment. 

The entire ceremony was recorded and photographed by the drone, which is to be submitted for use to the national park Mavrovo, and the Minister of Defence, Radmila Shekerinska Jankovska had an opportunity to have a firsthand demonstration and an immediate familiarization with project and the project’s equipment capabilities. 

During the meeting held upon the ceremony with the management of the Military Academy and representatives from the ASPires team, the Minister of Defence reiterated her immense support for the ASPires project and her and the ministry’s strong commitment to the cause of early detection and prevention of forest fires.

Experiments conducted by the Military Academy, Skopje, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

A series of experiments were conducted by the Military Academy, Scopje with the support of Armed Forces officers on October 5 and 17, 2018.

ASPires Project. Workshop in Bansko, Bulgaria

On November 9, 2018, a workshop with end users was held within the project ASPires.

ASPires Project presented at the Career 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria

The ASPires project was presented at the exhibition Career 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event took place on 23 and 24 October 2018 at the Technical University.

ASPires Project presented at the conference CHER21, 2018

The International Conference "Challenges in Higer Education and Research in XXI century"- 2018, was held from May 29 to June 1 in Sozopol, Bulgaria

ASPires Project presented on RETTmobil trade fair 2018, Fulda, Germany

The ASPires project team members held a workshop and took a part in the 18th European Leading Exhibition for Rescue and Mobility in Fulda on the 17th of May 2018.

The 33rd ACM/SIGAPP Symposium, Pau, France, 2018

A paper about Investigation of Priority Queueing Systems with Peaked Traffic Flows was accepted to be presented in the 33rd ACM/SIGAPP Symposium in Pau, France on the 9-13 of April 2018.

6th World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies

From 27 March to 29 March 2018, in Naples(Italy) there was held the 6th World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies.

Smart Cities, Exhibition for SE Europe

The ASPires project was presented at the Southeast European Trade Fair and Conference, which took place from 27 to 29 March 2018 in Sofia. The ASPires project was demonstrated at A5 Hall 5.

ASPires Project at CSECS 2017-Albena-Bulgaria

The Aspires project was presented at the CSECS conference in Albena, Bulgaria at a special session

IoT conference in Sofia, Bulgaria

The ASPires project and relevant researches in the area of IoT data management

NATO Conference

Тhe ASPires project was present by Nikola Kletnikov, member of the NATO SPS Organizing Committee "Round Table of Senior Leaders on Military and Defense Aspects of Border Security in Southeast Europe" and member of the ASPires project team.

ASPires Project at SQL Day Sofia Bulgaria

The ASPires project was presented by Ivelin Andreev, software architect at Interconsult Bulgaria.

Meeting of representatives of the Military Academy "General Mihailo Apostolski"

On August 30, 2017, a meeting of representatives of the Military Academy "General Mihailo Apostolski" was held with the leadership of Mavrovo Park, where details of the Aspres project were discussed.

ASPires Workshop on November 8, 2017 in Berovo, fYR of Macedonia

The first of a total five planned workshops was held on November 8, 2017. Our first host was Macedonia. The Workshop was place in Berovo, small town near Maleševo Mountains.