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Vietnam opens first int’l defense exhibition

Vietnam opens first int’l defense exhibition

Friday, December 09, 2022, 17:01 GMT+7
Vietnam opens first int’l defense exhibition
An outdoor view of the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

The Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 (Vietnam Defense 2022), the first of its kind in the country, opened in Hanoi on Thursday.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended and addressed the event, which will last through Saturday.

The PM stated that international defence cooperation has been a focus of the Party and state of Vietnam to strengthen trust between Vietnam and other countries, along with the growing trend of integration in all fields.

A R-17E surface-to-surface missile is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

An R-17E surface-to-surface missile is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

The exhibition is a good chance for defense policymakers and defense industry firms to meet and seek partnership toward a world of peace, cooperation, and prosperity, the leader added.

On the occasion, Chinh also highlighted that Vietnam’s defense policy is for peace, self-defense, and the people.

Following the opening ceremony, PM Chinh and delegates visited booths displaying defense industry products.

Helicopter AW-189 is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

An AW-189 helicopter is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

The Vietnam Defense 2022 covers an area of over 50,000 square meters, including more than 20,000 square meters of outdoor area, at Gia Lam Airport in Long Bien District.

It attracts 174 enterprises from 30 countries.

A number of conferences will be held within the framework of the event.

Torpedoes 53VA are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

53VA torpedoes are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Cannons 152 D20 are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

152 D20 cannons are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

T-90S and T-90SK tanks are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

T-90S and T-90SK tanks are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Radar station VRS-2DM is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

VRS-2DM radar stations are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

A model of India's BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

A model of India's BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Models of warheads and guns are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Models of warheads and guns are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam's anti-aircraft missile complex S125-2TM is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam's anti-aircraft missile complex, S125-2TM, is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Delegates watch T-90S and T-90SK tanks on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Delegates watch T-90S and T-90SK tanks on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

A delegate experiences a device at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

A delegate experiences a gun at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Minister of Defense of Mongolia Saikhanbayar Gursed (L) talks with delegates at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Minister of Defense of Mongolia Saikhanbayar Gursed (L) talks with delegates at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

An F1-6 fighter model is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

An F-16 fighter model is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

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The Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 (Vietnam Defense 2022), the first of its kind in the country, opened in Hanoi on Thursday.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended and addressed the event, which will last through Saturday.

The PM stated that international defence cooperation has been a focus of the Party and state of Vietnam to strengthen trust between Vietnam and other countries, along with the growing trend of integration in all fields.

A R-17E surface-to-surface missile is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

An R-17E surface-to-surface missile is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

The exhibition is a good chance for defense policymakers and defense industry firms to meet and seek partnership toward a world of peace, cooperation, and prosperity, the leader added.

On the occasion, Chinh also highlighted that Vietnam’s defense policy is for peace, self-defense, and the people.

Following the opening ceremony, PM Chinh and delegates visited booths displaying defense industry products.

Helicopter AW-189 is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

An AW-189 helicopter is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

The Vietnam Defense 2022 covers an area of over 50,000 square meters, including more than 20,000 square meters of outdoor area, at Gia Lam Airport in Long Bien District.

It attracts 174 enterprises from 30 countries.

A number of conferences will be held within the framework of the event.

Torpedoes 53VA are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

53VA torpedoes are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Cannons 152 D20 are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

152 D20 cannons are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

T-90S and T-90SK tanks are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

T-90S and T-90SK tanks are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Radar station VRS-2DM is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

VRS-2DM radar stations are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

A model of India's BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

A model of India's BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Models of warheads and guns are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Models of warheads and guns are on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam's anti-aircraft missile complex S125-2TM is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam's anti-aircraft missile complex, S125-2TM, is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Delegates watch T-90S and T-90SK tanks on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Delegates watch T-90S and T-90SK tanks on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

A delegate experiences a device at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

A delegate experiences a gun at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Minister of Defense of Mongolia Saikhanbayar Gursed (L) talks with delegates at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

Minister of Defense of Mongolia Saikhanbayar Gursed (L) talks with delegates at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

An F1-6 fighter model is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

An F-16 fighter model is on display at the opening of Vietnam International Defense Expo 2022 in Hanoi, December 8, 2022. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre

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