Russia has delivered fourth of six Varshavyanka class submarines of Project 636.1 to Vietnam on Tuesday.
The submarine has been delivered to Cam Ranh Port in the central part of Vietnam.
The Da Nang submarine was transported by the Dutch heavy load carrier vessel Rolldok Star. Its unloading and the submarine’s putting afloat will be carried out within the next two days after all the necessary administrative formalities and customs documentation execution are completed.
To date, Vietnam’s naval forces include the first three boats supplied by Russia – the Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and Haiphong. The submarines equipped with the standard package are supplied to the Vietnamese side with the Club-S missile strike system.
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The Vietnamese Navy has received two indigenous missile boats, Molniyas, on Tuesday that are modeled on Russian vessels to enhance maritime defenses. The two Tarantul-class corvettes are equipped with 16 missiles and automatic weapons
An Indian shipyard, Garden Reach Ship Builders and Engineers (GRSE) will supply warships to Vietnam and is also eyeing an order worth Rs 2000 crore ($315 million) to export two 3500 tons Frigates to the Philippines Navy. Vietnam order will be the second export of warships for India
The Indian Goverment has approved training of Vietnam Air Force pilot on Sukhoi-30 aircraft, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar issued a statement in Parliament on December 12. By 2015, Vietnam will have a modest fleet of around 35 Su-30 MK2 jets
India has agreed to supply four offshore patrol vessels and possibly the BrahMos missile to Vietnam. The announcement came after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his visiting Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Tan Dung
Vietnam is interested in buying 14 fast patrol boats for an approximate US $212 million from Indian Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE). “Tomorrow a Vietnamese delegation is coming to see our facility and to discuss on procuring about 14 fast patrol boats for coastal surveillance,” GRSE chairman and managing director Admiral A K Verma said today at MCC Chamber of Commerce and Industry during an interactive session with the Ambassador of Vietnam
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