Forming a protective shield in the "between-wind-and-water" region

Forming a protective shield in the “between-wind-and-water” region

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 07:48 (GMT+7)
Southwestern waters, which span an area of over 300,000 km2, are adjacent to Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. There are approximately 200 islands in Southwestern waters, including Phu Quoc, Hon Rai, Hon Tre, Tho Chu, Nam Du, Hon Chuoi, Hon Khoai, to name but a few. Phu Quoc is the largest island covering an area of 589.23km², approximately the size of Singapore. Some islands are close to the maritime shipping route to the Gulf of Thailand, which is conducive to the building of seaports and regional and international connectivity

The 4th Naval Region steps up the campaign “Promoting tradition, devoting talent, deserving to be Uncle Ho’s soldiers - Naval soldiers”

The 4th Naval Region steps up the campaign “Promoting tradition, devoting talent, deserving to be Uncle Ho's soldiers - Naval soldiers”

Sunday, April 07, 2019, 09:32 (GMT+7)
After 5 years’ implementation of the campaign “Promoting tradition, devoting talent, deserving to be Uncle Ho’s soldiers - Naval soldiers,” the 4th Naval Region has gained significant results, which lays a solid foundation for improving its integrated quality and combat strength to successfully complete every assigned mission

2nd Naval Region improves overall quality and combat capability

2nd Naval Region improves overall quality and combat capability

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 07:58 (GMT+7)
Due to new requirements for the defense of our maritime sovereignty and the implementation of Central Party Committee Resolution 04 (tenure X) on “Vietnam maritime strategy by 2020”, on March 19, 2009, the then Minister of National Defense ratified the establishment of 2nd Naval Region. Since its foundation 10 years ago, units of the Region have always effectively completed their assigned tasks

Vietnam Coast Guard Law – A new legal basis for maritime law enforcement

Vietnam Coast Guard Law – A new legal basis for maritime law enforcement

Monday, February 18, 2019, 15:36 (GMT+7)
In its 6th meeting, Vietnam Socialist Republic National Assembly (Tenure XIV) passed the Coast Guard Law; this piece of legislation will be officially put into effect on July 1, 2019. This is a crucial legal basis for Vietnam’s maritime law enforcement, greatly contributing to the work of protecting the country’s maritime sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction and maintaining its maritime security and safety

The Brigade 170 focuses on improving the quality of training and combat readiness

The Brigade 170 focuses on improving the quality of training and combat readiness

Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:06 (GMT+7)
Over 40 years of construction, development and growth, the Brigade’s generations of cadres and soldiers have established the tradition of “being united in coordination, overcoming difficulties, good at training, well maintaining readiness for combat”, always undertook and successfully accomplished all assigned tasks. These efforts have been recognized and highly appreciated by the Party, State, Army and the Navy

Determination to Win - a motive for the Saigon Newpport Corporation to successfully fulfil the task

Determination to Win - a motive for the Saigon Newpport Corporation to successfully fulfil the task

Wednesday, January 09, 2019, 15:44 (GMT+7)
Fully aware of the role of the emulation and commendation work and the Determined to Win emulation movement, over the past years, the Saigon Newport Corporation has ceaselessly renewed and comprehensively developed this work into a motivation for cadres, party members and workers to devote themselves to their study, production, training and combat readiness tasks

10 notable defence-military events around the globe in 2018

10 notable defence-military events around the globe in 2018

Saturday, January 05, 2019, 06:55 (GMT+7)
In 2018, the world witnessed historic dialogues and intense strategic competition between major powers. To depict the world in 2018, the National Defence Journal would like to introduce 10 notable defence-military events

The Provincial Border Guard Force of Phu Yen promotes its core role in building the all-people border defence posture

The Provincial Border Guard Force of Phu Yen promotes its core role in building the all-people border defence posture

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 11:00 (GMT+7)
Thoroughly grasping the Party’s defence-military guidelines, over the past years, the Provincial Border Guard Force (PBGF) of Phu Yen has adopted measures to build the all-people border defence posture, laying a solid foundation for the protection of sea border sovereignty and security. To meet the new requirements of safeguarding the sea and island sovereignty, the PBGF has attached great importance to performing this task via practical measures

ASEAN and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy

ASEAN and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 20:15 (GMT+7)
Since the introduction of the concept “free and open Indo-Pacific” (more than one year ago), this concept has been developed into a quite comprehensive Strategy. The implementation of this Strategy has opened up many opportunities but posed a lot of challenges to the regional security, particularly the Southeast Asia’s security

Thuan Nam District builds a strong coastal militia force

Thuan Nam District builds a strong coastal militia force

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 19:56 (GMT+7)
Thuan Nam is a coastal district holding a position of importance to Ninh Thuan province’s defensive zone posture. Comprehending that, over the past years, the District’s Military Command (DMC) has given sound advice to the District Party Committee and People’s Committee on closely combining socio-economic development with defence-security consolidation and the building of strong district-level defensive zone, particularly in the coastal areas

Party Central Committee commences 10th meeting
The meeting will discuss draft documents to be submitted to the 13th National Party Congress, slated for early 2021, preparations for all-level Party congresses on the threshold of the national congress, and other issues
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