Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has ordered agencies to study the possibility of using two military airports in the central and southern regions and one in Hanoi for civilian purposes.
China’s rising engagement of Cambodia and Laos is shifting neighboring Vietnam’s strategic focus from sea to land
The Second India – Vietnam Security Dialogue at the level of Deputy National Security Advisor and Deputy Minister here on Tuesday decided to ramp up counter-terror and maritime security partnership amid China’s aggression in the Indo-Pacific region.
Pursuing a nuclear deterrent against Chinese aggression would undermine the country’s international reputation and destabilize relations with Beijing.
We don’t tend to go with India in order to fight against China. We don’t take a side; there is no zero-sum game here. We take the side of peace, the side of international law. India and China are all…
The defense industry needs to be closely linked with other sectors to serve both military and civilian purposes, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said.
A small square in the 16th arrondissement of Paris has been named after Vietnamese pilot Do Huu Vi, one of the first pilots in the French military, who died at age 33 in a combat in France during World War I (1914-1918).
Hanoi resolutely objects to Taiwan’s live-fire exercises in the waters around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) Island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the East Vietnam Sea, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.
Vietnam so far reticent on reports China has a secret naval base deal with Cambodia but privately Hanoi is clearly worried.
The war in Ukraine has shaken a fundamental assumption of Vietnam’s defence posture—that its old friend Russia would remain a reliable supplier of key weapons systems to help deter Chinese aggression.
The affair could spell trouble for Israeli security exports to Vietnam, which have risen sharply in the past decade
The U.S. has handed over to the Vietnamese Coast Guard a fourth center for training personnel and maintaining ships and a drone.
Russian media say that Russian and Vietnamese officers held a meeting to discuss military drills – which would be a controversial move amid Moscow’s war in Ukraine.
Vietnam’s plan to hold military exercises with Russia could revive calls to hit Hanoi with CAATSA-related penalties
Vietnam’s Defence Ministry has detained a former commander of its coast guard on suspicion of embezzlement, the government said on Monday, the latest arrest as the ruling Communist Party intensifies its long-running crackdown on graft.
Vietnam reaffirmed its legal and indisputable sovereignty over the Spratly Islands while requesting China to stop militarization activities and refrain from increasing tensions in the region.
Hanoi enjoys considerable leverage as a frontline state in Washington’s strategic competition with Beijing.
Lieutenant-General Do Quyet, director of Vietnam Military Medical University in Hanoi, is facing disciplinary actions for his involvement in a Covid-19 test kit scam at a HCMC technology firm.
China is carrying out more than a week of military drills in the South China Sea in an area between its southern province of Hainan and Vietnam, the government announced, warning shipping to stay away.
Islamic extremism and weapons trafficking were among six international terrorism risks named by Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security at a conference Wednesday.
Vietnam has denied a Chinese daily’s report about suspicions that it was arming fishing vessels and creating a maritime militia.
A growing congruence of interests has prompted the two nations to expand their strategic partnership into the realm of defense and security cooperation.
At a solemn handover ceremony held Tuesday, Vietnam handed over two sets of remains believed to belong to American soldiers who died in the Vietnam War.
The first-ever joint naval exercise between Russia and Southeast Asia is being held off the Indonesian coast, and Vietnam has sent its frigate HQ-012 Ly Thai To.
The frigate HQ-012 Ly Thai To has arrived in Indonesia to participate in the ARNEX joint exercise between ASEAN and Russia.
Japan and Vietnam on Tuesday signed a cybersecurity agreement as the two Asian nations rapidly step up their military ties amid concerns over China’s growing assertiveness.