The first of six Varshavyanka class (Project 636M) diesel-electric submarines will be delivered to Vietnam in 2013 as scheduled, the submarine designer said on Friday.
dimanche 31 mars 2013
mardi 4 septembre 2012
The third Vietnam-China strategic defence dialogue took place in Hanoi on September 3, under the chairmanship of Vietnamese Deputy Minister of National Defense, Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, and Chinese Senior Lieutenant General Ma Xiaotian.
vendredi 31 août 2012
In Hugh White's latest book, "The China Choice: Why America Should Share Power", the Australian professor argues that, for the sake of regional peace, the United States and China should carve up Asia between them. In particular, the US should consider ceding Indochina to China, the former defence official added.
lundi 23 avril 2012
Vietnam kicked off a weeklong naval exchange Monday with the U.S. Navy, with the former battlefield enemies cooperating amid percolating tensions in the South China Sea with Beijing.
mardi 20 mars 2012
Russian warplane maker Irkut has signed a contract with Vietnam to build a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the Southeast Asian country, Izvestia daily reported on Thursday.
samedi 11 février 2012
SINGAPORE/LONDON - Vietnam is opening up to Western defence firms as tensions in the South China Sea trigger subdued yet growing warnings of a regional arms race, defence executives and security analysts said on Friday.
samedi 21 janvier 2012
State media say Vietnam has launched its first domestically made warship equipped with artillery and missile systems.
samedi 7 janvier 2012
As US power wanes and China's waxes, other countries start looking for allies
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has categorically rejected the notion that Vietnam invaded the neighboring Southeast Asian kingdom in the 1970s, saying Vietnamese soldiers had sacrificed their lives for “the survival of the Cambodian people and the country.”
mardi 20 décembre 2011
Scientists at the Chemistry and Material Institute under the Institute for Military Science and Technology have successfully produced a kind of paint able to absorb radar waves that are used to position and detect military targets.
dimanche 9 octobre 2011
A lieutenant-general has become the first Vietnamese officer to deliver a speech on national defense in the US since the Vietnam War ended in 1975, VnExpress reported Friday.
jeudi 15 septembre 2011
Indonesia and Vietnam agreed Wednesday to establish joint patrols on their maritime border to improve security in the heavily disputed South China Sea, which is claimed almost entirely by China.
jeudi 8 septembre 2011
DIEN BIEN PHU — Tanks, artillery pieces and other relics of war are still scattered around the valley where Vietnamese forces won a decisive victory over the French at Dien Bien Phu nearly 60 years ago.
samedi 3 septembre 2011
HANOI — Legendary Vietnamese Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap built his career on never backing down, even against seemingly impossible odds. Now, decades after ousting the French and later the Americans, he's celebrating another major victory: his 100th birthday.
lundi 15 août 2011
Less than a week after China launched its first aircraft carrier, the US showed off its own big-boy supercarrier to former enemy Vietnam - one of several smaller Asian nations with jittery nerves amid Beijing's burgeoning maritime ambitions.
samedi 6 août 2011
HANOI — Vietnam will have a submarine fleet within six years, the defence minister reportedly announced on Thursday, in what analysts say is intended as a deterrent to China's increasing assertiveness at sea.
vendredi 5 août 2011
Vietnam has received the first of three new coastal patrol planes, according to the aircraft's manufacturer, as it further upgrades its maritime defences amid tensions in the South China Sea.
lundi 1 août 2011
WASHINGTON — The United States and Vietnam on Monday opened their first formal military relationship since their war, another sign of growing cooperation amid high tensions between Hanoi and China.
vendredi 29 juillet 2011
The family of U.S.-backed South Vietnamese ex-leader Nguyen Cao Ky paid tribute to him at a tearful funeral Friday, urging people to remember him as a man who profoundly loved his homeland.
dimanche 24 juillet 2011
Nguyen Cao Ky, known for ruthlessly defending democracy, outraged many of his fans in recent years by rubbing shoulders with communist officials in Vietnam.
samedi 23 juillet 2011
KUALA LUMPUR — Nguyen Cao Ky, the former air force general who ruled South Vietnam with an iron fist for two years during the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 80.
samedi 16 juillet 2011
Three US Navy ships were welcomed Friday by former foe Vietnam for joint training, despite China's irritation following weeks of fiery exchanges between the communist neighbours over disputed areas of the South China Sea.
vendredi 15 juillet 2011
The United States and Vietnam launched a series of joint naval exchanges on Friday in the latest sign of warming ties between the former foes, as both nations grapple with ways to contain a more-assertive China.
samedi 2 juillet 2011
A senior Chinese military officer urged Vietnam to cool public ire and avoid escalating tension between the two communist neighbours, an official Chinese newspaper reported on Thursday, following weeks of friction over the South China Sea.
samedi 25 juin 2011
Vietnam's prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung has issued a decree about a potential military call-up, amid rising tension with China.
dimanche 23 janvier 2011
Vietnam plans to spend 2.6 billion dollars, 1.8 percent of the country's gross domestic product, on its 2011 military budget, the defence minister said Thursday.
lundi 8 novembre 2010
Foreign navies are to be given access to Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay, a naval stronghold that was a key Cold War outpost that is now emerging as a vital base to counter Chinese dominance of the South China Sea.
jeudi 4 novembre 2010
Vietnam will open repair facilities for foreign naval ships and submarines at the former U.S. military base at Cam Ranh Bay, state media reported Tuesday, amid regional concerns over China's growing maritime might.
vendredi 15 octobre 2010
NEW DELHI - As part of the overall strategy to build strong defence ties with Asean countries, India will conduct a joint combat exercise with Vietnam as well as help in training its military personnel in information technology and English language skills.
mardi 12 octobre 2010
Vietnam called for increased efforts to peacefully resolve maritime disputes at a meeting of Asia- Pacific defense ministers after flare-ups in disputed waters off China’s coast last month heightened tensions.
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