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Lieutenant Pham Van Hieu, an engineering officer from Engineering Brigade 229, feels proud and anxious as the Vietnamese military engineering team gets set to compete in Russia. Regarding his challenges in training, the young officer noted that the competition requires competitors to be fast, strong, and tireless. Each engineer must cross obstacles cleverly and use equipment smoothly if he wants to fulfill his mission, he added.

During the framework of Army Games 2020, the Vietnamese military engineering team will take part in several categories,including helicopter landing, crossing obstacles, detecting mines, and assembling a TMM-3M2 bridge. Notably, the competition requires smooth collaboration among all members of the team.

A engineering team in training program

Senior Colonel Trinh Ngoc Hung, Deputy Chief-of-Staff of the Engineering Arm said that all members of the engineering team were carefully selected because teamwork is the most important factor affecting the success of the Vietnamese delegation.

Significant tasks

This is will be the military engineering contingent’ssecond time competing in the Army Games, thus, the preparation for this year’s event was conducted carefully and thoroughly. According to Senior Colonel Hung, the participation in Army Games 2020 is a good chance for Vietnamese military engineers to showcase their strength and capabilities to international friends. Therefore, the Engineering Corps Command has focused on creating favorable conditions for the team over the past time, he stressed.

Apart from logistical and technical supply, the Engineering Corps Command also cared for the needs of each military engineer and encouraged them to overcome hardship to fulfill their assigned mission.

Colonel Pham Tuan Luc, Deputy Commander and Chief-of-Staff of Brigade 229 and head of the Vietnamese military engineering team to the event, said that his team surmounted difficulties and is determined to achieve the best results in the Games, contributing to bringing into play the heroic traditions of the Vietnamese military engineers.

Translated by Trung Thanh