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Singapore navy ship visits Đà Nẵng - Politics & Laws - Vietnam ... - Viet Nam News

Singapore's ship RSS Intrepid 69, a guided missile frigate, with a 150-member crew aboard docked at the central city's Tiên Sa port for a four-day visit in a warm-up reception on April 26.

Singapore Navy's vessel visits Da Nang | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus) - (press release)

Da Nang (VNA) – The Singapore Navy frigate RSS Intrepid arrived at Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang on April 26, starting a four-day courtesy visit to the city. The vessel, with 150 officers and crew members on board, is captained by Sen ...

Japan Should Moderate Reaction to Russia's Move in the South China Sea - Chatham House

The new agreement, which includes Russia agreeing to deploy rescue boats to Vietnam and to take part in rescue missions, follows a number of moves to deepen naval cooperation. Since 2011, four Russian-made naval vessels have joined the Vietnamese navy ...

Vietnam War refugees deported under Trump struggle to settle - Pulse Nigeria

Nguyen was nine when he boarded a boat alone to escape the communist regime in Vietnam for the United States. Some 40 years later, he returned in shackles, deported from the only country he really knows to one he can scarcely remember.​. With ...

Australia will keep using South China Sea after Chinese ships reportedly 'challenged' them in tense encounter - National Post

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's prime minister said his country has a “perfect right” to traverse the South China Sea after a media report Friday that the Chinese navy challenged three Australian warships in the hotly contested waterway. The Chinese ...

Never mind Vietnam, US should bolster naval defense of Taiwan - Asia Times

Last month, the USS Carl Vinson was sent on a four-day visit to Vietnam, docking some 3km from Danang, a key Vietnamese city that was the first big prize that fell to North Vietnam in the spring of 1975 en route to capturing Saigon itself, the capital ...

China challenged Australian warships en route to Vietnam: Australian media - VnExpress International

The Australian Defense Department confirmed that three ships had recently traveled to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam but declined to comment on “operational details related to ships transiting the South China Sea.” The ABC cited one official saying the ...


(Hoey says Voepel wears the ribbon upside down “like a clown.”) Hoey also said Voepel, 67, claims to have been trained by the Viet Cong — North Vietnamese troops — and spent time in the jungles of Vietnam. Hoey calls such assertions “equal disgusting ...

Vietnam Navy Vessel Launches New Maritime Mission - The Diplomat

Over the weekend, a Vietnamese naval vessel left for a voyage to Thailand and Cambodia. Though the trip is just the latest in a series of regular journeys, it has nonetheless put the spotlight on the evolving shape of the Southeast Asian state's ...

Knowing the Enemy: Naval Intelligence in Southeast Asia - CIMSEC

During Vietnam the Navy experimented both with methods where imagery collected during airborne reconnaissance missions was exploited onboard the carrier in the IOIC, as well as what is now called “reachback,” with analysts at the Fleet Intelligence ...

Three Australian navy ships to make port call in Vietnam: embassy - VnExpress International

Three ships from the Royal Australian Navy will visit Vietnam from April 19-22, the Australian embassy in Hanoi announced in a statement on Wednesday. The HMAS Anzac, HMAS Toowoomba and HMAS Success will arrive at Saigon Port on April 19 on a goodwill ...

Original crew member of storied Coast Guard Cutter Sherman resides in Upper Peninsula -

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WLUC) - An original member of a very storied Coast Guard ship is a resident right here in Marquette County, and was recently reunited with the vessel. Jack Schneider of Harvey began his career in 1968 on Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, a ...

Vietnamese Ambassador visits US Naval Postgraduate School - (press release)

NPS President Ronald Route (R) presents a keepsake to Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh (Photo: VNA). Washington DC (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh visited the US Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey ...

In seeking deterrence against China, Vietnam faces difficult defence choices - TODAYonline

But the uneven approach to modernisation may nevertheless pose a dilemma in Hanoi: should Vietnam continue to concentrate investment on its navy and air force, or invest in its army? The assets of the Vietnamese Army are a Cold War time capsule, having ...

Russia to Join US-China South China Sea Faceoff After Vietnam Pact - Newsweek

The deal was signed by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Vietnamese counterpart General Ngo Xuan Lich in Moscow on Wednesday, Russian news agency TASS reported. The agreement—signed on the sidelines of the seventh Moscow Conference on ...

How John McCain's POW release 45 years ago started his path to politics -

Forty-five years ago, gaunt and walking with a limp, Navy Lt. Cmdr. John McCain was released from North Vietnamese custody after more than five brutal years as a prisoner of war. McCain entered a new phase of life, one that would lead to his becoming ...

US won't easily break Russia's hold on Vietnam - Asia Times

All six have since been delivered, with the Russian navy training Vietnamese crews. Last year, Russia also sent rocket test monitoring stations to Vietnam and has shared anti-surface warfare missile and modern military shipbuilding designs with Vietnam ...

John McCain was 'a very determined guy with a lot of spirit' as a POW -

"Well, it's not Paris, but I eat it," McCain replied. The interview ended, and McCain was taken to his dirty room. The North Vietnamese operated on his knee, accidentally cutting the ligaments on one side. Throughout his stay as a POW, McCain could ...

Vietnam Seeks to Modernize Military Through 'New Friends and Old Foes' - The News Lens International

Like most Communist countries during the Cold War, Vietnam received large transfers of Soviet military aid. Due to Vietnam's geostrategic environment, punctuated by the Sino-Vietnam War of 1979, Moscow chose to focus on strengthening Vietnam's land ...

Vietnamese refugee creates monument for veterans - The Edwardsville Intelligencer

Cavagnaro has no memory of Vietnam, but she grew up hearing her family's stories of their harrowing escape. Her uncle, captain of a Vietnamese naval minesweeper, could only fit 104 people on his ship. Initially, they considered leaving behind family ...

The Vietnam People's Navy , commonly known as the Vietnamese Navy or the Vietnamese People's Navy, is the naval branch of the Vietnam People's Army and is responsible for the protection of the country's national waters, islands, and interests of the maritime economy, as well as for the co-ordination of maritime police, customs service and the border defence force.

Vietnam People's Navy
Hải quân Nhân dân Việt Nam
Vietnam People's Navy insignia.png
Active 1955 – present
Country  Vietnam
Allegiance Communist Party of Vietnam

Main branches

  • Surface Ships
  • Naval Infantry
  • Naval Aviation
  • Coastal Defence Missiles
  • Submarines
Size 50,000 officers and sailors
91 Ships (Excluding auxiliaries)
Part of Vietnam People's Army
Headquarters Hai Phong, Vietnam
Motto(s) Island is Home, Ocean is Fatherland
Colour          Purple, White
March Surfing to the sea
Anniversaries 7 May 1955
Fleet 5 Submarine
7 Frigate
11 Corvette
53 Patrol vessel
6 Amphibious warfare ship
8 Minesweeper
1 Training vessel
11 Auxiliaries
Engagements World War II
Vietnam War
Cambodian–Vietnamese War
Johnson South Reef Skirmish
MT Zafirah hijacking
Decorations Vietnam Hero ribbon.png Vietnam Hero of Labor ribbon.png Vietnam Gold Star ribbon.png Vietnam Hochiminh Order ribbon.png Vietnam Independence Order ribbon.png Vietnam Military Exploit Order ribbon.png Vietnam Labor Order ribbon.png Vietnam Feat Order ribbon.png Vietnam Fatherland Defense Order ribbon.png
Commander-in-Chief Trần Đại Quang
Commander Rear Admiral Phạm Hoài Nam
Political Commissar Vice Admiral Đinh Gia Thật
Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Phạm Xuân Điệp
Naval Ensign Flag of Vietnam.svg
Naval Flag Ensign of Vietnam People's Navy.svg
Emblem Anchor Navy.jpg
Awards Hero of the People's Armed ForcesHero of Labor (Vietnam)Gold Star Order (Vietnam)Gold Star Order (Vietnam)Ho Chi Minh OrderOrder of IndependenceMilitary Exploit OrderLabor OrderFeat OrderFatherland Defense Order
Aircraft flown
Attack Ka-27
Patrol C-212, DHC-6, EC225

The Vietnam People's Navy (Vietnamese: Hải quân nhân dân Việt Nam), commonly known as the Vietnamese Navy or the Vietnamese People's Navy, is the naval branch of the Vietnam People's Army and is responsible for the protection of the country's national waters, islands, and interests of the maritime economy, as well as for the co-ordination of maritime police, customs service and the border defence force.

Vietnam Refugee Becomes U.S. Navy Captain

Commander Le was rescued by a Navy ship after fleeing Vietnam at the age of 5. For more, click here:

Vietnam Navy 2017 . Sức mạnh Hải Quân Việt Nam 2017

Sức mạnh hải quân 2017.

Vietnam Military Power 2017. We are ready to support the Vietnam Navy

Sức mạnh quân sự Việt Nam năm 2017. Japan and Vietnam to strengthen security relations. Hải quân Việt Nam Vietnamese Navy lực lượng phòng vệ Nhật Bản Thủ tướng...

Vietnamese Navy conducted an exercise simulating "recapture of an island"

Vietname military news, south china sea dispute Footage from the exercise was aired on 25 July by the Vietnam National Defence television channel (QPVN). The drill included at least two of...


Marines on LCM. Boats leaving dock. Boats going down river. Flamethrower boat to front of formation. Flamethrower. in operation. Brush fires as tango ships fire at shore. Troops ships to shore....

Fort Hood celebrates Army’s first Vietnamese-born General

Hundreds watched the promotion of the U.S. Military's first Vietnamese-born General Wednesday.