PANO – Division 302 of Military Zone 7 successfully conducted a live-fire exercise in Ham Tan district, Binh Thuan province, on November 15th. This is the tactical littoral defensive exercise for infantry battalions with division’s fire support and coordination with local militia forces.

Flexible combat methods, close coordination among forces, flexible situation handling and absolute safety were seen during the exercise. The event aimed at improving command and control capacity for the related staff, coordination capabilities among units and between regular and local forces in the defensive area and in defensive operations.

The People’s Army Newspaper Online would like to present a number of images of the exercise.

Troops of Battalion 4 taking defensive positions
Forces strengthening communication trenches and focusing fire on the enemy

A soldier of Battalion 4 aiming at a target

82mm recoilless gun battery ready to fire
Targets hit right from the first salvo
B41 anti-tank gunner neutralizing the enemy in the effective range
Smooth communication, an important factor of a battle

12.7mm anti-aircraft machinegun used to destroy enemy’s landing boats

Having defeated attacks of the enemy, forces of Battalion 4 joining local forces in clearing the enemy’s troops off the battlefield
The exercise is successfully concluded with absolute safety and the best participating forces are honoured by a leader of Military Zone 7

Translated by Huu Duong