Vietnam has sent one of its largest and most modern frigates, the 015-Tran Hung Dao, to the Republic of Korea to participate in the third international parade in Jeju.
Sen. Lieut. Gen. Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, has suggested that Vietnam’s and India’s naval forces should focus on seeking cooperation possibilities in shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance.
Hospital Ship 561 of the Vietnam People’s Navy returned to Cam Ranh military port of central Khanh Hoa province on May 16, concluding its trip to attend the Multilateral Naval Exercise Komodo 2018 (MNEK 2018) held on Lombok island in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara from May 5-9.
Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lieut. Gen Phan Van Giang has committed support for the Vietnam People’s Navy and the Royal Cambodian Navy to enhance their extensive collaboration.
The 11th ASEAN Navy Chiefs’ Meeting (ANCM-11) opened in Pattaya city, Thailand, on November 19, themed “Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment”, according to Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) daily.
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.
Vietnamese and Cambodian naval forces have conducted their 46th joint annual joint patrol.
VOV.VN - The Royal Brunei Navy on March 16 captured a Vietnamese fishing vessel coded PY90541TS with 10 fishermen on board while they were fishing in Brunei territorial waters, according to the Royal Brunei Police Force.
Vietnam adamantly opposes the Chinese Navy’s commemoration of the so-called 70 years of the recovery of two archipelagoes in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said on December 12.
The People’s Committee of the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on October 24 hosted a reception for the crew of three Chinese naval ships which have been on a visit at Cam Ranh International Port since October 22.
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.
Vietnam and India signed 12 cooperation documents on September 3 during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official visit to Vietnam.
Vietnam and Malaysia have agreed to bolster naval cooperation through increasing consultations and boosting affiliations in sea patrols, delegation exchanges and personnel training, Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army) reported.
VOV.VN - Naval forces began a training exercise on July 18 off the coast of the Nhon Trach District of the southern province of Dong Nai, according to an announcement by the Vietnam Navy.
Vietnamese government has awarded the Navy’s Submarine Brigade 189 the third class Medal for Fatherland Protection in a ceremony to celebrate its five years of establishment, a government statement released on June 21 showed.
VOV.VN - Malaysia's navy said on June 10 it intercepted and seized two Vietnamese trawlers after they refused to stop fishing in Malaysian waters, arresting its 20 crewmembers, charging them with trespass and illegal fishing.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Navy concluded its participation in the five-day Indonesian-led international naval exercise Komodo 2016 on April 16 in the waters off Padang and Mentawai, Indonesia.
Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to boost ties between the two countries’ navy forces, including continuing joint sea patrol in order to maintain peace and stability on the two sides’ waters and the region at large.
The Philippines and the US have accused China of using navy to threaten fishing vessels in the East Sea.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Rear Admiral Pham Hoai Nam, Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy, is participating in the 9th ASEAN Navy Chiefs’ Meeting (ANCM-9) held in Myanmar on August 19-22, according to Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) newspaper.