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lundi 30 avril 2018

Vietnam continues corruption fight with charges pressed against top military officers

Multiple executives at a defense ministry's company have been arrested under power abuse charges.

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mercredi 18 avril 2018

Vietnam navy vessel launches new maritime mission

A sailing ship departs for another round of maritime diplomacy.

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jeudi 12 avril 2018

Vietnam weighs law for coast guard to open fire to protect sovereignty

Vietnam wants to give its coast guard more flexibility to open fire at sea, amid tension in the busy South China Sea waterway, a draft law released on Wednesday showed.

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vendredi 30 mars 2018

Deterrence under the dragon’s shadow : Vietnam’s military modernisation

On 5 March the USS Carl Vinson made a port call to Danang, in central Vietnam. It was the first time since the War (the Vietnam War to Americans, and the American War to Vietnamese) that a US aircraft carrier anchored in Vietnamese waters – by invitation this time – for an official visit.

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mercredi 28 mars 2018

Vietnam, France seek to step up defence partnership

Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh met with senior officers from the French Ministry of the Armed Forces to discuss a wide range of measures to boost defence cooperation between Vietnam and France.

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lundi 12 mars 2018

Move by the United States to woo Vietnam is a flawed strategy

With American officials eager to counter China’s growing might to preserve their nation’s global eminence, they would do better to accept a big power relationship with Beijing and the best place to start is by ending provocations that are behind tensions.

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lundi 5 mars 2018

A U.S. aircraft carrier's historic Vietnam port call sends a message to China

For the first time since the Vietnam War, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is paying a visit to a Vietnamese port, seeking to bolster both countries’ efforts to stem expansionism by China in the South China Sea.

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mercredi 28 février 2018

US aircraft carrier to dock in Vietnam for first time since 1975 amid tension over China’s rising sea power

The US navy is to dock in the Vietnamese coastal city of Danang in March, in the first visit of an American aircraft carrier to the country since the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

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vendredi 23 février 2018

In a first, US Navy carrier to visit Vietnam since war

The U.S. Navy will kick off its largest multilateral disaster-response preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific region on Feb. 23, with a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier scheduled to visit Vietnam in early March.

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lundi 19 février 2018

Why Vietnam isn’t talking about 1968

Ngoc Dai, a 23-year-old soldier in the People’s Army of Vietnam, was fighting the Americans near the besieged Khe Sanh combat base when his unit received elating orders.

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jeudi 8 février 2018

US looks to increase weapons exports to Vietnam, decrease Russian influence

The U.S. State Department wants to see Vietnam distance itself from Russian arms deals and buy more weapons from the United States, but experts say the cost and complication of American-made technologies could make that transition hard fought.

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mercredi 7 février 2018

What’s next for Vietnam-Cambodia military ties in 2018 ?

A closer look at the trajectory and future direction of their defense cooperation.

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samedi 27 janvier 2018

US carrier to make historic Vietnam visit in March

First-ever US flattop to dock in nation; Sign of quickening military ties between former foes

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jeudi 25 janvier 2018

Russia-Vietnam military ties in the spotlight with defense minister’s visit

The visit saw both sides continuing to chart the course for their future ties in a changing strategic environment.

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mercredi 24 janvier 2018

Defence cooperation important to Vietnam-Russia ties

President Tran Dai Quang told visiting Russian Minister of Defence Sergey Shoyu on January 23 that cooperation in defence and military technology continues playing an important role in Vietnam-Russia relations.

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dimanche 14 janvier 2018

What’s next for Vietnam France military cooperation ?

The second iteration of their defense dialogue this week put the focus on this area of ties.

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vendredi 12 janvier 2018

What’s behind Vietnam’s new military cyber command?

The institution is just the latest move by the government to respond to growing challenges in the cyber realm.

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mardi 9 janvier 2018

What’s next for Vietnam’s new military peacekeeping role ?

A closer look at the context behind some key developments in Hanoi’s contributions in this realm.

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mercredi 3 janvier 2018

Joint patrols put Vietnam-Thailand maritime ties in the headlines

The drills are a means both countries have been using to manage challenges within their strategic partnership.

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jeudi 31 août 2017

India-Vietnam point potent projectile at China

New Delhi may have quietly delivered its BrahMos supersonic missile system to Hanoi, a weapon that would tilt power dynamics and spike tensions in the South China Sea

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mardi 22 août 2017

The India-Vietnam Relationship: Beyond the BrahMos Connection

The strategic partnership between India and Vietnam goes beyond a prospective BrahMos sale.

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mercredi 9 août 2017

Vietnam wins U.S. defense pledges as tension with China grows

Vietnam has won the promise of a visit from a U.S. aircraft carrier and deeper defense cooperation from the United States as strains show with China over the disputed South China Sea.

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vendredi 28 juillet 2017

What will new russian tanks mean for Vietnam’s military ?

A deeper dive into a much-anticipated acquisition.

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lundi 5 juin 2017

John McCain visits 'Big Bad John' US destroyer in Vietnam

US senator John McCain visited an American missile destroyer dubbed "Big Bad John" that docked in Vietnam Friday, as Washington and Hanoi deepen military ties amid heightened tensions in the South China Sea.

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dimanche 28 mai 2017

U.S. delivers ship to Vietnam coast guard

The U.S. Coast Guard transferred a high-endurance cutter to its Vietnamese counterpart in Honolulu, the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi said on Friday, in the latest effort to deepen ties with its former foe.

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mardi 23 mai 2017

U.S delivers 6 coastal patrol boats to Vietnam coast guard

The United States has delivered six coastal patrol boats to Vietnam’s coast guard in a move that expands the two nation’s security cooperation amid tension in the disputed South China Sea.

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lundi 24 avril 2017

Vietnam uses an old naval base to make new friends

Cam Ranh Bay is welcoming American warships again

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jeudi 16 février 2017

First missile exports, India to sell surface-to-air Akash missiles to Vietnam

After sale of Interceptor boats to Vietnam, India will now be selling DRDO made Akash missiles to Vietnam, a move that may not please China that has been locked in a territorial dispute with Hanoi in the South China Sea

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mercredi 18 janvier 2017

South China Sea: Japan to supply new patrol boats to Vietnam

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday promised Vietnam six new patrol boats during a visit to the Southeast Asian country locked in a dispute with China over the busy South China Sea waterway.

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mercredi 11 janvier 2017

China likely to pressure Vietnam leader to stop missile deal with India

Vietnam leader Nguyen Phu Trong, who arrives in Beijing on Thursday, will be under pressure to call off reported negotiations with India for purchase of a missile system, sources said.

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