17 March 2017

News Story: Vietnam attends int'l maritime, aerospace showcase

Hanoi (VNA) – The frigate HQ-011 Dinh Tien Hoang left Vietnam on March 15 to attend the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Showcase 2017 (LIMA 2017) in Malaysia for the first time.

The ship will participate in LIMA 2017 from March 21-25 with 140 officers and crew members on board, the Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army Newspaper) reported. The participation is to show the determination and consistent viewpoint of the Party, State, and army to international integration and cooperation. 

It also aims to enhance relations between the Vietnam People’s Navy with its counterparts from the host Malaysia and other Asian nations and help ensure regional maritime safety and security.

Read the full story at VietnamPlus