During the exercise

This is the exercise for friendly forces in which the forces are to elevate their combat readiness by three levels. In more details, the local armed forces are to shift to the combat readiness posture of “ready”; the locality shifts to functioning in the defense posture, make preparations for and conduct defensive operations.

Addressing the opening ceremony of the exercise, Major General Phung Si Tan highly appreciated the thorough preparations of the local Party committees, authorities, related organizations and unions as well as the armed forces. He required that the exercise be carried out with absolute safety, secrecy, in line with plans and contents, close to the reality of the locality, highlighting the principle of Party’s leadership over military-defense missions.

As scheduled, the exercise will end on May 25.

Translated by Chung Anh