PANO - The General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) on October 24 opened a military firearm shooting festival and a contest for initiatives on improving training models and equipment in 2016 at the Mieu Mon National Training Center.

More than 1,700 cadres, instructors, referees, athletes, technicians from 27 teams participated in the festival while 38 teams competed in the contest.

After the opening ceremony, Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, and delegates toured the firing ranges and the renovated models.

PANO would like to introduce a number of images taken by photo reporter Nguyen Tuan Huy.

Translated by Mai Huong