Statements of the CACDS

The Expert Council on the initiative of the Central Scientific and Research Center of Civil Aviation has considered the possibilities of creation of professional Armed Forces in Ukraine

The expert meeting was attended by:

Volodymyr Shkidchenko (Minister of Defense of Ukraine (2001-2003), Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, First Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine (1998 - 2001)), Anatoly Lopata (Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine - First Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine (1993-1996)), Leonid Polyakov (Chairman of the Expert Council under the Central State Planning Committee for Civil Aviation, First Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine (2005 - 2008), Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine (2104)), Ivan Aparshin (Chief Inspector of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (2007 - 2008), Head of the Office of Defense and Security Policy of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (2010 - 2011)) and other security and defense professionals.