Elite and modern Vietnamese naval force

The Vietnamese navy has been developing fully with five service branches: surface ships-submarines, coastal defence missiles, naval commando, naval aviation and marine corps.

Following Project 1241.RE Tarantul – class guided missile corvette, the Vietnam People’s Navy continues to buy Project 1241.8 Tarantul-class Molniya corvette with modern missile system from Russia, helping improve the naval forces’ strength in safeguarding national sovereignty over sea and islands (Photo: VNA)

Following Project 1241.RE Tarantul – class guided missile corvette, the Vietnam People’s Navy continues to buy Project 1241.8 Tarantul-class Molniya corvette with modern missile system from Russia, helping improve the naval forces’ strength in safeguarding national sovereignty over sea and islands (Photo: VNA)

A Brigade 189 submarine and Naval Force’s surface warships at Cam Ranh port, Khanh Hoa province (Photo: VNA)

A Brigade 189 submarine and Naval Force’s surface warships at Cam Ranh port, Khanh Hoa province (Photo: VNA)

Russia has already handed over Vietnam six submarines. They are 636th kilo-class modern submarines with the quietest engine in the world and are the best choice for reconnaissance and patrols (Photo: VNA)

Russia has already handed over Vietnam six submarines. They are 636th kilo-class modern submarines with the quietest engine in the world and are the best choice for reconnaissance and patrols (Photo: VNA)

HQ-186 Da Nang, one of the six Vietnam’s Russian-made submarines (Photo: VNA)

HQ-186 Da Nang, one of the six Vietnam’s Russian-made submarines (Photo: VNA)

Brigade 170 artillery ship’s soldiers at a drill (Photo: VNA)

Brigade 170 artillery ship’s soldiers at a drill (Photo: VNA)

Artillery ship HQ-266 and missile corvette HQ-357 are among state-of-the-art surface warships of the Vietnam People’s Navy (Photo: VNA)

Artillery ship HQ-266 and missile corvette HQ-357 are among state-of-the-art surface warships of the Vietnam People’s Navy (Photo: VNA)

Project 1241.8 Molniya guided missile corvette bought from Russia is rearmed with modern missile system (Photo: VNA)

Project 1241.8 Molniya guided missile corvette bought from Russia is rearmed with modern missile system (Photo: VNA)

 
Vietnam’s naval forces safeguarding Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago are equipped with modern surveillance means (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam’s naval forces safeguarding Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago are equipped with modern surveillance means (Photo: VNA)

SU-30 MK fleet conduct surveillance at sea (Photo: VNA)

SU-30 MK fleet conduct surveillance at sea (Photo: VNA)

DHC-6 seaplane of Naval Aviation Brigade 954 in a drill (Photo: VNA)

DHC-6 seaplane of Naval Aviation Brigade 954 in a drill (Photo: VNA)

Naval helicopter Ka-28 (Photo: VNA)

Naval helicopter Ka-28 (Photo: VNA)

A drill of the naval commando forces (Photo: VNA)

A drill of the naval commando forces (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam People's Navy deploys Bastion-P Mobile Coastal Defense Systems in drills. Vietnam is the only country in Southeast Asia owning the Russian defense missile system (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam People's Navy deploys Bastion-P Mobile Coastal Defense Systems in drills. Vietnam is the only country in Southeast Asia owning the Russian defense missile system (Photo: VNA)

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