Vietnam to send warships to compete at Army Games 2021

VOV.VN - The Vietnam People's Navy will send two warships to compete in the upcoming International Army Games in 2021.

The competition, due to take place from August 22 to September 4, will consist of 34 disciplines hosted by several countries under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Defence.

Vietnam will host the Military Medical Relay Race and the second group stage of the Sniper Frontier contests for countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Two Vietnamese warships, 015 Tran Hung Dao and 016 Quang Trung of Brigade 162, Naval Zone 4, will take part in the event, announced Rear Admiral Pham Manh Hung, deputy commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy, at a recent meeting in Hai Phong City.

The two vessels, according to the official, will compete in the "Sea Cup" category that requires all crew members to participate in segments testing seamanship and damage control, in addition to a rescue training and an artillery contest.

At the 2020 International Army Games, the tank team of the Vietnam People’s Army triumphed in the final race in the second division of the Tank Biathlon category.

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