The fifth of the six Kilo-class submarines from Russia arrived at Cam Ranh Bay in Khanh Hoa Province in Vietnam Tuesday.
The submarine had left a Danish port on 25 December last year. The HQ-186 Da Nang, delivered by Dutch-registered cargo ship Rolldock Star, started its journey on December 16 from Russia’s St. Petersburg and arrived at the Port of Skagen in northern Denmark on December 19, 2015.
The submarine was laid at anchor near Cam Ranh Port and is scheduled to arrive at the port in the next few days, Thanh Nien news daily reported.
The sixth and final submarine named HQ-187 Ba Ria-Vung Tau, which was under sea trials, will arrive in Vietnam middle this year.
The six submarines are built under a US$2-billion deal signed during a Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung's visit to Russia in 2009.
Vietnam plans to sell former US airbase measuring more than 186 hectares in Nha Trang valued at around US $540 Million. The airbase is open for sale to investors for a shopping-services mixed development under a build-transfer project, thanhnien news reported Tuesday
The fifth of the six Kilo-class submarines that Vietnam has contracted to buy from Russia left a Danish port on Sunday to head for Vietnam. The HQ-186 Da Nang, delivered by Dutch-registered cargo ship Rolldock Star, started its journey on December 16 from Russias St
Russian shipbuilders have launched the last of the six Kilo-class submarines known as ‘Black Hole, which was ordered by Vietnamese Navy. The submarine is part of a deal reached between Vietnam and Russia for six Project 636 Kilo-class diesel-electric submarines for $2 billion back in 2009
A Vietnamese military search plane with nine people on-board has gone missing after it went looking for a missing pilot whose jet fighter went down off the coast this week, state media reported. The aircraft on Thursday disappeared from radar 40 nautical miles southwest of Bach Long Vy island, a small island in the Gulf of Tonkin that sits halfway between mainland Vietnam and Chinas Hainan island, state-run VNExpress reported
The Vietnamese Navys new Gepard-class frigate built by Russia will undergo running trials today, TASS reported Monday. Russias Zelenodolsk Shipyard spokesman Andrey Spiridonov said: “The frigate will be put afloat on April 27 to undergo running trials
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