The fleet is commanded by Naval Captain Trinh Xuan Tung, Deputy Chief of Naval Region 4. It will compete in the “Sea Cup” event for naval units within the framework of the 2021 International Army Games 2021 (Army Games 2021).

The team will also participate in a fleet review in celebration of the 325th founding anniversary of the Russian Navy.

Fleet 016-Quang Trung leaving Cam Ranh Port for Russia

The Vietnamese fleet’s participation in the games, aims to reinforce and enhance the Vietnam-Russia traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership as well as between the two militaries in general and the two navies in particular. It is also to boost cooperation between the Vietnam People’s Navy and other naval forces taking part in the competition.

The Vietnamese delegation will also take part in several exchange programs and visit historical relic sites in Vladivostok city.

In addition, they will practice long voyage training, contributing to improving collaboration, combat readiness, and weapon mastery as well as acquiring experience for holding international events in the time to come.

Translated by Trung Thanh