War College “Ban Josip Jelačić” Visited DOK-ING, a Leading Company in the Robotics Sector of the Croatian Defence Industry

Zagreb, Croatia, January 2024. – As part of study trips to leading companies of the Croatian military and defence industry, participants of the War College “Ban Josip Jelačić” visited DOK-ING on January 24, 2024. In the robotics sector, DOK-ING is a leading company in the Croatian defense industry.



Of the 13 participants of the highest military school in the Republic of Croatia who visited DOK-ING led by their chief Brigadier Nenad Samardžić: five are high-ranking officers of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia, five participants are from foreign Armed Forces (Germany, Slovenia, BiH, Montenegro and North Macedonia), one attendee is from the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, one is a member of Parliament (member of the Defense Committee of the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia) and one attendee is from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Croatia.

The hosts of this visit from DOK-ING were Domagoj Đuričić and Nikša Cigoj, Sales  Managers. They presented the company’s wide portfolio including all references and showed the real combat situation with DOK-ING’s robotic systems in usage around the world, such as demining in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Ukraine, further in Iraq, South Korea, Croatia and so on. During their visit, the guests from the prestigious War College were interested in the history and milestones of DOK-ING, as well as in the vision of the future. DOK-ING presented its diverse portfolio of robotic systems that captured the attention of the guests, and the focus was on products for defense purposes, the military industry, counter-terrorism and CBRNe threats.

Domagoj Đuričić, head of customers at DOK-ING stated:DOK-ING is a global leader in the development and production of robotic and autonomous systems designed to protect human life and property in dull, dirty and dangerous environments. Participants showed great interest in DOK-ING’s innovative solutions and robotic systems for Military Engineering, Counter-terrorism and Emergency response, emphasising DOK-ING’s extensive field experience as well as the company’s vision of developing future capabilities ready to respond to emerging and ongoing global threats.”

Nikša Cigoj, Sales manager at DOK-ING stated:We are impressed by the great knowledge of senior officers of the Armed Forces and Government officials who are participants of War College. The interest they expressed, as well as the questions asked, made an interesting switch in our usual presentation where it was shown that the college supports its participants in critical and creative thinking. It was so evident that these professional & intelligent participants are highly competent, as well as the best choice for future strategic leaders of national security..”

Franjo Filipović from War College awarded a Thank you Certificate highlighting: “We want to thank you for the exceptional presentation, as well as exceptional work success DOK-ING has achieved. We hope that we will cooperate also in the future, on even higher levels and to have the national interest in the forefront, to work on it all together. Once again, thank you for hosting us today.”

Franjo Filipović from War College awarded a Thank you Certificate




















“Ban Josip Jelačić” War College was established by the decision of the President of the Republic and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces on June 25, 1998, as the highest military school in the Republic of Croatia. War College provides training for senior officers of the Armed Forces and other Government officials to be recognised as future strategic national security leaders. Special importance is attached to the education of students to become competent strategic leaders able to think critically and provide creative solutions to emergency and crisis situations as well as to act in security risk management processes. Following the Curriculum of the War College, the main goal is to consolidate and improve the existing competencies and develop new competencies to deliberate and act at the strategic level, both in the national and international environments. The College regularly takes part in exchanges of fellows and lecturers with NATO and the EU nations.

DOK-ING is an engineering powerhouse of heavy-duty robotics & autonomous systems. The company is an international market leader with over 80% of the market share in 40+ countries globally. By integrating its innovations and new technologies, DOK-ING  develops and manufactures robotic & autonomous systems to protect human lives & property in dull, dirty & dangerous environments, known to responders, primarily in Military Engineering, CBRNe, Emergency Response, Counter-terrorism & Underground Mining. The headquarter is in the Croatian capital Zagreb, and, besides the European office, DOK-ING is incorporated on the following continents: North America, Africa & Asia. In more than 30 years of being in the business, the company has been recognized for changing the industrial landscape with its innovative approach and won many international “doing business and industrial” awards in innovations and technologies.

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