Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang visiting the exhibition
Addressing the opening ceremony, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak revealed that the exhibition this year is joined by 520 companies from 35 countries, accounting for more than 55% of the leading maritime and aerospace companies in the world.

LIMA ’17 is attended by more than 300 defense and security missions with nearly 60 warships, more than 100 aircraft and more than 40,000 entrepreneurs.
At the exhibition

Naval ship 011 - Dinh Tien Hoang of Vietnam left Cam Ranh military port for the event on March 15 and arrived in Langkawi on March 19 to join activities of naval ships from other countries.

As scheduled, the Vietnam’s mission will join the LIMA ’17 fleet review and a maritime exercise, including such contents as simulation drills, formation photo capturing, distressed-people rescue in motion, logistics supply at sea, and a number of other activities within the framework of LIMA ’17.

The biennial LIMA exhibition has been held since 1991, to show aerospace and maritime applications in military, civil and commercial fields. The event has become more attractive to countries and companies over the world.

The People’s Army Newspaper will update information about the event this year.

Translated by Huu Duong