Technology owned by Viettel makes an impression

Participating in the Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022, Viettel drew a large number of visitors at home and abroad. On display at the expo were 60 military products and 59 products in the civil field. Alongside mastering modern technologies in the field of defense, Viettel's digital transformation products in the civilian sector are expected to  create  great momentum for national socio-economic development.

Viettel's booth at the expo

After nearly the 10-year journey of realizing Viettel’s aspiration to become a significant “High-tech Defense Industry Complex,” Viettel reaped big fruits. With the investment cost of up to VND 4 trillion per year in research activities, Viettel has step-by-step put Vietnam on the map of countries mastering high-tech defense industry.

Together with introducing defense products, including high-tech radars, automated command and control system, drones, among others, Viettel also showcased digital transformation products, namely X-ray systems without cameras, AI in smart home and urban management, and more.

Senior leaders spoke highly of Viettel’s achievements in both military and civil fields, especially Viettel Intelligent Operations Center IOC, Viettel Money, and the 5G network. Attentively, Viettel Telehealth received special attention from visitors as this solution made great contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to Mr. Elesio Martins Ferreira, Defense Attaché of the Embassy of Brazil in Indonesia, he was surprised at made-in-Vietnam digital transformation products exhibited in Viettel’s booths.

Highly appreciating the potential of Viettel’s products in field of digital health, digital education, he hoped for cooperation with the group in particular and Vietnam in general.

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller was amazed at Viettel’s booths. He was impressed by Viettel’s drones, especially command and control system based on the C5ISR model.

Given the appreciation of domestic and foreign delegations, as well as visitors, Viettel showed its capabilities in high-tech manufacture and research. Viettel-mastered core technologies applied in the military field can be used for civilian purposes, creating market-leading products that can compete with international ones.

Dream of exporting Vietnamese technology comes true

On the sideline of the Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022, Viettel High Technology Industries Corporation (Viettel High Tech) and the United Telecoms Limited (UTL) Group of India signed a cooperation agreement on testing 5G network in India and a contract to export high-tech equipment (IP Router) to the telecommunications network of Gwave (a member of UTL Group) in the Indian market.

The agreement was an important milestone affirming that Viettel's 5G mobile telecommunications network infrastructure solution is ready for commercial and large-scale business, not only in Vietnam’s market but also in international markets with higher technology levels and strict requirements.

“With a population of 1.4 billion, India is an attractive market to leading technology corporations. Our goal is to promote cooperation in research, development and production of equipment and systems of all 4G and 5G network meeting Make in India standards,” said General Director of Viettel High Tech Vu Ha.

For these mentioned achievements, Viettel proved its ability and Vietnam’s technology capacity. This gave Viettel a push to reach higher targets in the time to come, including top 80 defense enterprises in the world in terms of revenue, and exporting defense products in 2025.

Translated by Quynh Oanh