Sunday, November 01, 2020, 07:32 (GMT+7)

Promoting its heroic tradition, the Hanoi Air Defence Division remains strong on the new front

Promoting its heroic tradition, the Hanoi Air Defence Division remains strong on the new front

Sunday, May 17, 2020, 09:26 (GMT+7)
The Air Defence Division 361 - under the Air Defence - Air Force Service was founded on May 19th, 1965 (on the occasion of the 75th birthday anniversary of beloved President Ho Chi Minh). With such a great honour and pride, right after its inception, the Division won the first victory, shooting down a RF-4C aircraft of the U.S. when it first violated the airspace of the capital city of Hanoi on May 25th, 1965

Regiment 236’s experiences in combat training

Regiment 236’s experiences in combat training

Sunday, April 12, 2020, 09:39 (GMT+7)
The Missile Regiment 236 under the Division 361, the Air Defence - Air Force Service is assigned to perform the training task, maintain combat readiness, and directly safeguard the airspace of Hanoi and several prime national targets in the North and the Northwest. Over the years, in addition to training courses on mastering the existing weapons and equipment, the Regiment is tasked with gradually training its troops to use a number of upgraded, digitalised, and new-generation weapons and missiles

The Anti-aircraft Artillery Regiment 280 focuses on building a comprehensively strong unit

The Anti-aircraft Artillery Regiment 280 focuses on building a comprehensively strong unit

Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:11 (GMT+7)
The Anti-aircraft Artillery Regiment 280 (the Regiment hereafter), founded on April 25th 1959, is tasked with maintaining combat readiness on Northern and Central battlefields. Right after its foundation, the Regiment maneuvered to protect Vinh city, Nghe An province and the Regiment was named Hong Linh then. During the resistance war against the American imperialist, the Regiment participated in 11,089 battles, shooting down 307 enemy aircraft, capturing many enemy pilots, ranking the top in this category

Division 361 focuses on making the unit comprehensively strong

Division 361 focuses on making the unit comprehensively strong

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 15:09 (GMT+7)
Over the past years, being tasked with maintaining combat readiness and fighting to defend Hanoi Capital City’s sky, the Division 361’s Party Committee and Command (under the Air and Air Defence Force Service) have concentrated their leadership and direction on comprehensively implementing the tasks and unceasingly enhancing its combined and combat strength

Logistics work in the Air Defence Campaign in December, 1972

Logistics work in the Air Defence Campaign in December, 1972

Sunday, December 24, 2017, 17:29 (GMT+7)
In late December, 1972, the Air Defence – Air Force along with Northern armed forces and people launched the Air Defence Campaign intended to defeat the U.S. strategic airborne raid, which was mostly carried out by B-52 strategic bombers, on Hanoi, Hai Phong and their adjacent provinces, recording a landslide victory - “Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu in the air”. The victory of the campaign resulted from the combination of factors, including great contribution of logistics assurance

To thoroughly carry out the preparatory work for, and successfully conduct the 13th Party Congress, leading the country to a new phase of development
The entire Party, people and armed forces shall unify in hearts and minds, join forces to carry out thoroughly the preparatory work for, and successfully conduct the 13th National Congress of the Party, leading the country to a new phase of development with the goal of “prosperous people, powerful, democratic, just and civilised country”, successfully fulfilling the heartfelt wish of great President Ho Chi Minh and the desire of the entire nation.
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