Major General Pham Hong Chuong, Commander of Military Region 2 and Head of the military region’s Steering Committee for defensive area exercise, attended and spoke at the event.

Major General Pham Hong Chuong speaks at the event. (Photo:

Lao Cai province’s defensive area exercise 2022’s theme is “Shifting the armed forces to higher combat readiness postures, shifting the locality to the national defense posture, making preparation and conducting defensive operations,” consisting of three stages as in the theme.

Speaking at the event, Major General Pham Hong Chuong emphasized that under the direction of the Ministry of National Defense, the military region has issued a directive on organizing Lao Cai province’s defensive area exercise in 2022 and assigned the province to making the preparation. 

The provincial Party Committee and People’s Committee have proactively issued a directive and formed an organizing panel to direct departments, agencies, forces and localities to prepare and conduct the exercise.

An overview of the event (Photo:

The military region’s commander asked participating forces to enhance responsibility and determination and stay united to successfully complete assigned missions.

He urged departments and agencies to make thorough preparation before the exercise and carefully study the Party’s viewpoints, guidelines, and strategy on defense and security in the new period as well as the locality’s real conditions to successfully deal with circumstances required by the organizing panel.

In the live-fire content, the military region’s commander requested participating forces to strictly follow approved plan and ensure absolute safety for personnel and weapons.

After the opening ceremony, forces conducted contents within the exercise.

Source: baoquankhu2

Translated by Tran Hoai