The Vietnamese Navy received 4 new multipurpose amphibious assault ships of the RoRo5612 project built by one of the Vietnamese shipyards of the international (headquartered in the Netherlands) shipbuilding group Damen Shipyards Group, and 3 ships were ordered by the Venezuelan Navy, however, due to problems with payment of the contract by Venezuela, the ships were transferred to the Vietnamese People's Navy.
"Held together by rice and run on rice wine" Conscripts of Vietnam People Army testing out a primitive UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle). It packs an AK but due to the construction, it's only good for short bursts. The use of smartphone on the control suggests a Bluetooth camera.
Vietnam received the first batch of Yak-130 combat training aircraft built by the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, a branch of PJSC Irkut Corporation. In 2019, a contract was signed for the purchase of at least 12 Yak-130 combat training aircraft worth more than $ 350 million.
The squadron of Russian aircraft purchased by the Vietnamese Air Force is to replace the outdated Czechoslovakian L-39s supplied to the country since the early 1980s. The Yak-130 will be transferred to the 915th training aviation regiment, formed at one of the Vietnamese air bases in 2018.
A grenadier of Vietnam Naval Infantry showing off his GTAR-21 assault rifle with Turkish copy M203 (MKEK T-40) under-barrel grenade launcher and Mepro M21 reflex sight. Note the way that the M203 attaches to the notched barrel of the rifle.
Vietnam’s new self-propelled 105 mm howitzer named PTH105. There are two version, one use the base of the Ural-375D truck, the other uses the M548 armored vehicle as base. Both are being put into services.
Pic 1, Vietnamese navy technicians installing the Kh-35 anti ship missile into the Pohang vessel (gift from the Korea).
Pic 2, a new weapon system just appeared recently, combining the ZSU-23-2 with the M548 chassis.
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