A full-blown crisis in Libya

A full-blown crisis in Libya

Friday, May 27, 2022, 08:02 (GMT+7)
After over 10 years of regime change, deep division, factions in the armed forces, police, the state institutions etc. have become an ingrained disease of this North African country. It might take ages for this economic potential country to heal the consequences of the “Arab Spring” and establish peace and stability.

General Department of Defence Industry with the task of building a modern defence industry

General Department of Defence Industry with the task of building a modern defence industry

Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 09:45 (GMT+7)
To be further proactive in the context of globalisation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution requires the GDDI to step up reform, improve quality of scientific, technological research and application, master advanced, modern technologies, and enhance capability to research and develop weapons and equipment, especially strategic weapons and next-generation army weapons, ensuring maneuver and operation in complex terrain, weather conditions.

Hybrid warfare and its implications for defence policy

Hybrid warfare and its implications for defence policy

Thursday, June 24, 2021, 07:55 (GMT+7)
New conditions with the strong development of science, especially military science, have given rise to a number of new types of war, including hybrid warfare. In order to successfully deal with this type of war, it is necessary to promote research to accurately identify and promptly make sound decisions to protect the national interests.

Risk of widened Eurasian arc of instability

Risk of widened Eurasian arc of instability

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 07:55 (GMT+7)
Over the past few years, major powers have escalated competition for expanding influence in part of the Eurasia. Nevertheless, due to the rise of globalisation, strategic competition within a broad space spreading from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean becomes increasingly fierce, which leads to the formation of an arc of instability. In fact, this arc covers a wide geographical area and is divided into subregions, including the Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Central Asia, East Europe, West Europe, Caucasus, and Arctic.

Ten world defence and military events in 2020

Ten world defence and military events in 2020

Wednesday, January 06, 2021, 14:13 (GMT+7)
As far as national defence and military is concerned, the Covid-19 pandemic has made a negative, direct, comprehensive impact on military operations as well as the maintenance and enhancement of operational capacity of militaries worldwide. Militaries must undertake any necessary measures, including large-scale distancing regulations, military personnel movement and travel restrictions, change in training methods, delay or cancellation of recruitment and large-scale exercises to prevent and respond to Covid-19 pandemic.

On the building of standing coastal militia squadrons

On the building of standing coastal militia squadrons

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 22:09 (GMT+7)
Over the years, in response to foreign vessels’ violations of our territorial waters, sovereignty, sovereign rights, and jurisdiction, the Party and State of Vietnam have placed emphasis on building the coastal militia and self-defence force, while promoting its role in defending the national sovereignty over seas and islands and developing the marine economy

Not joining any military alliances – A sound policy of Vietnam national defence

Not joining any military alliances – A sound policy of Vietnam national defence

Monday, April 20, 2020, 14:56 (GMT+7)
To reaffirm its consistent defence viewpoints and policies and help facilitate mutual understanding and confidence building between Vietnam and other countries in the world, in 2019, the Ministry of National Defence released the Vietnam National Defence White Paper emphasizing its “Not joining any military alliances” policy.

Researching and developing the theory on national defense and security in our country today

Researching and developing the theory on national defense and security in our country today

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 21:22 (GMT+7)
In researching and developing the theory on national defense, security, and protection of the Fatherland until 2030 and beyond, it is required to thoroughly grasp the Party's guidelines and views defined in the Credo, the National Party Congress’ documents, and the National Defense Strategy in the new situation.

Promoting VPA’s heroic tradition in the cause of Homeland protection

Promoting VPA’s heroic tradition in the cause of Homeland protection

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 18:40 (GMT+7)
Officers and soldiers in the whole military are committed to standing in solidarity with one another, striving for building a revolutionary, regular, highly-skilled, and gradually modernised People’s Army, and accomplishing every assigned task, contributing to, together with the whole Party and people, successfully realising reform, building and defending the socialist Vietnamese Homeland for the sake of a prosperous people and a strong, democratic, equitable and advanced country.

Stormy relationship between Russia and NATO

Stormy relationship between Russia and NATO

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 07:02 (GMT+7)
The Russia-NATO relationship has reached the lowest point when Moscow has announced its complete end of civilian and military cooperation with NATO. Public concern has been raised as the broken relationship between the two sides could have negative impacts on regional and global security and stability

It is impossible to distort or deny the stature, meaning and value of the Victory Day, April 30, 1975
At 11:30 a.m. on April 30, 1975, the flag of the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam fluttered on the roof of the Independence Palace, marking a sacred moment for the Vietnamese people, gloriously ending the resistance war against the US for national salvation which lasted for 21 years (1954 - 1975). Since then, April 30 has become the official holiday of the Vietnamese people, named the Victory Day, or the Reunification Day