Imagery Analysis of Industrial Installations

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The aim of this course, is to provide imagery analysis training for the interpretation of selected industrial installations using satellite and aerial imagery.

Industrial facilities and topics include :

  • Generalities about industrial chains of process,
  • Common support facilities to industrial installations.
  • Extraction and processing of raw materials to support strategic industries, such as coke, iron and steel, …
  • Production essential utilities such as water treatment and electrical power production.

Several industries are covered to detail the three types of installations from extraction to processing and then manufacturing of final products.

The course comprises of three one-week modules with theoretical lessons supported by guided and unguided practical imagery exercises. No previous knowledge in industrial topics or imagery analysis skills is required as the course is designed for new comers to these subject areas.

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognise the main parts of the industrial process chain for most of the industrial installations
  • Understand the importance of strategic industrial facilities in the defence and security domain.
  • Use imagery to assess and report the composition and capacity of strategic industries.
  • Use imagery to analyse and report significant features and activity at strategic industries.
  • Work within an analyst team and as an individual imagery analyst.


Course Prerequisites for Attendees:

  • Attendees must be proficient in the English language.
  • Attendees must be familiar with MS Word and Power Point.
  • Attendees must have an EU SECRET Security Clearance.


Course Duration:

The course comprises of three one-week modules (total-90 hours)

Eligibility criteria and fees

Course Application Form