Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a working session with the High Command of Air Force and Air Defence in Hanoi on April 29, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification (April 30).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Air Defence-Air Force to modernise itself by focus on building a strong force in terms of personnel, weapon and equipment.
Deputy Minister of Defence and Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang received visiting Indian Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa in Hanoi on November 1.
Officers of the Ministry of National Defence on October 17 held a working session with a delegation of US congressmen on the settlement of war consequences in Vietnam.
Malaysian Deputy Defence Minister Mohd Johari bin Baharom told his Vietnamese counterpart Phan Van Giang at a meeting on March 22 that the two countries have great potential to cooperate in the defence industry as both of them want to modernize their armies.
Vietnam and India held their 10th defence policy dialogue at deputy ministerial level in Hanoi on March 1, focusing on the implementation of the agreement reached between the two countries during the visit to India by Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich last year.
Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich, who is on a visit to India from December 4-7, has met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said that India wishes to maintain and boost friendship and cooperation with Vietnam.
Vietnam and India have reiterated their desire to increase bilateral cooperation, especially in the field of defence, for mutual benefits and peace, stability and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region.
Vietnam attaches importance to defence cooperation with Thailand, and the Ministry of Defence will create favourable conditions for Thai military attachés to fulfil their duties in Vietnam, said a Vietnamese senior officer.
Thailand's parliament signed off on a nearly US$124 million budget hike for defence spending, for the fiscal year of 2017.
The military aircraft crash during a training session in the central province of Phu Yen, on August 26 morning was caused by engine failure, according to the Ministry of Defence.
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) hopes to increase cooperation and experience exchanges with the Vietnam Air Force, a Malaysian official has said.
VOV.VN - Five aircraft, 102 vessels, special vehicles, diving equipment, dozens of automobiles along with 1,500 rescuers joined the search for a missing pilot on jet fighter Su-30MK2 that went missing during a training session off the coast of the central province of Nghe An on June 14.
A female officer in the Air Force, who was one of the first openly gay service members to get married, was identified on December 22 as being among six US troops killed by a suicide bomber near Bagram air base in Afghanistan.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Air Defence- Air Force Academy is a facility producing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs) in early 1990s and it has so far developed a variety of new UAV models. A photo of gallery:
The official visit to Vietnam by Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha from September 9-11 is expected to bolster the traditional friendship, mutual understanding and trust between the two countries and peoples, particularly in defence relations.
An intergovernmental joint committee on technical military cooperation between Vietnam and Belarus held a working session in Hanoi on July 9 to review collaboration outcomes and set future tasks.
The body of a pilot, which was missing after a plane crashed in mid–April, was found on April 28 the Rescue Operation Headquarter said on April 29.
A funeral for four military personnel who were killed in the January 28 helicopter crash during a training exercise was held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 30.
(VOV) - A Vietnam Air Force helicopter crashed during a training mission in Ho Chi Minh City in the morning of January 28, killing all four servicemen on board.