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The art of using forces in Dien Bien Phu Campaign

The art of using forces in Dien Bien Phu Campaign

Tuesday, May 08, 2018, 06:39 (GMT+7)
In the 1953-1954 Winter Spring, implementing the Navarre Plan, the French Colonialists launched a series of operations in a bid to annihilate our main forces and take the initiative in the battlefield. Notably, thanks to the Operation Mouette in Southwest Ninh Binh, the French won “the first-round victory” over the Viet Minh. The French Army’s High Command in the Indochina optimistically believed that they basically destroyed the Division 320, “detained” the Division 304 in Thanh Hoa, and delayed the Viet Minh’s Autumn Winter Offensive in the Red River Delta

Mobilize comprehensive strength to liberate Long Thanh (April, 1975)

Mobilize comprehensive strength to liberate Long Thanh (April, 1975)

Friday, December 01, 2017, 07:59 (GMT+7)
The battle for Long Thanh (April, 1975), initiated by 325th Division, was an extremely hard-fought battle due to the substantial strength and firepower of the opposing Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) defending force. However, thanks to the comprehensive mobilization of various fighting forces and elements, 325th Division was able to accomplish its objective, managing to make a critical breach in the ARVN’s outer defense perimeter, allowing our main forces to approach and liberate Saigon

The art of organizing and deploying forces in counter attack operation against the US. Operation Junction City, 1967

The art of organizing and deploying forces in counter attack operation against the US. Operation Junction City, 1967

Monday, March 27, 2017, 07:42 (GMT+7)
In early 1967, with strong determination, firm defensive posture, and creative counterattack tactics, the armed forces and the people in the Southeastern region defeated the US. Operation Junction City. Though the operation took place in a mountainous and forestry areas with little, our forces, still composed of “three forces” (the active force, the local force, and the militia), conducted counterattacks and won significant victories. The operation represented a number of unique and creative tactics

On the key battle of a counterattack campaign in a military region’s defensive operations

On the key battle of a counterattack campaign in a military region’s defensive operations

Friday, December 09, 2016, 09:02 (GMT+7)
Conducting a key battle in general and a key battle in a counterattack campaign in particular is to carry out a battle or an assault by an essential element of the counterattack campaign or by the on-spot forces of a military region, possibly deciding the victory of each stage of the campaign or the whole campaign. A counterattack campaign in military region’s defensive operations is often composed of one key battle or a number of key battles, including a decisively key battle

On the time for launching counterattack operation in defensive operations of the military regions

On the time for launching counterattack operation in defensive operations of the military regions

Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 10:41 (GMT+7)
Defensive operations of the military regions consist of a number of types of operational operations of which counterattack is a basic one, playing an important role. Its success depends on a number of factors in which choosing and grasping the right time for launching counterattack operation is the decisive one.

Strategic defensive operations for Homeland protection

Strategic defensive operations for Homeland protection

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 16:50 (GMT+7)
By studying and assessing the current situation, it can be forecasted that: in case of conflict, the enemy will focus its strength to vigorously attack our main facilities right in the early days without interruption directly ; deploying “fast attacking, fast winning” strategy in order to minimize damage and avoid getting stuck.

Combat art of the decisive battle in the Central Highlands Campaign in 1975

Combat art of the decisive battle in the Central Highlands Campaign in 1975

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 09:27 (GMT+7)
In the Central Highlands (Tay Nguyen) Campaign (1975), we gained resounding victory in the first and decisive battle of the operation with our superiority in forces, disposition and strategic thinking. The victory of the battle of Buon Ma Thuot is not only of operational significance but also a strategic one leaving us a number of precious lessons on military art

The art of seizing opportunity in the Tri – Thien 1975 Campaign

The art of seizing opportunity in the Tri – Thien 1975 Campaign

Monday, March 02, 2015, 11:48 (GMT+7)
Implementing the Politburo’s strategic determination to liberate the South, on 5 March 1975, the Central Military Commission and the General Command decided to launch the Tri – Thien campaign with a view to attacking and destroying the enemy’s positions in the Tri – Thien defense line; coordinating with the main battlefield of Southern Central Highland and getting ready for advancement when the opportunity arises. The Tri – Thien Campaign ended victoriously leaving us with a number of lessons on distinctive military arts, including the seizing of opportunity, acting recklessly and opportunely.

Critical shifts in East Asia’s current geopolitical situation

Critical shifts in East Asia’s current geopolitical situation

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 08:40 (GMT+7)
Thanks to its geographical feature, rapid economic development, East Asia is now the most dynamic region in the world. However, various contradictions intertwined with potential risks of conflicts still remain in the region. Thus, research on shifts in its geopolitical situation also draws attention of the international community

Top ten notable military events of the world in 2019
The year 2019 marked the transitional period of the world order from “unipolarity” to “multipolarity,” both creating opportunities and posing challenges for small countries’ defence of independence and self-reliance. The following outstanding military events selected by the National Defence Journal will give us a basic description of the world scene in 2019
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