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Military topographers mark the 19th anniversary of the Unit

Military topography is a key element of the National Army that makes possible any mission the military institution has to fulfill, the Head of Main Staff, National Army Commander, Brigadier Gen. Iurie Dominic stated during the 19th anniversary ceremony of the Military Topographic Center held today, May 28.

The National Army Commander stated that, although this is the smallest military unit of the army according to the number of employees, the Topographic Center has always focused its activity on quality and not quantity. It is the huge number of national and international projects implemented, engagement in military exercises and drills, as well as participation in UN-led peacekeeping missions that make their activity successful.

The Commander of the Military Topographic Center, Maj. Andrian Iepure, said the goals of the unit he is the leader of are part of an action plan to be implemented in the near future, that reveals the participation along with other 29 countries in the multinational coordination program of geospace data through 1: 50 000 scale maps on the territory of Moldova, establishment of 1: 25 000 scale maps for all National Army training centers, as well as training of personnel for foreign institutions.

The National Army Commander awarded diplomas of merit and gratitude to the unit personnel on the anniversary. The event was also attended by veterans of the army that did their service in this unit.

The Military Topographic Center was established on May 28, 1992. The mission of the unit is to provide the National Army Main Staff, large units, military units and institutions, with geospace maps and data, carry out topographic measurements and insure artillery troops with all the necessary topo-geodesic stuff.

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