Cutting the ribbon to open the exhibition

Reportedly, it is one of the activities by the ADAF Service in order to celebrate the 70th traditional anniversary of anti-aircraft artillery soldiers. On April 1, 1953, General Vo Nguyen Giap, Commander-in-Chief of the Vietnam People's Army (VPA) signed a decision to establish Anti-aircraft artillery Regiment 367 – the first kind of regiment in the VPA.

The exhibition is divided into six parts, featuring over 300 photos, items and documents on the development and achievement of anti-aircraft artillery soldiers.

In the resistance war against the Americans alone, anti-aircraft artillery soldiers shot down nearly 3.100 U.S. aircraft, accounting for 75% of total number of enemy aircraft lost in the country, contributing to the national salvation cause.

Delegates introduced to the exhibits

Anti-aircraft artillery units together with radar, air force and missile forces set up a multi-layer defense system to firmly defend the sky of the country.

In his speech, Lieutenant General Tran Ngoc Quyen, Political Commissar of the ADAF Service underlined that each exhibit at the event lively highlights the country’s air defense arts and strong will over the past time in the cause of national construction and protection.

The exhibition will last till the end of the next month.

Translated by Minh Anh