Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Vietnam Army performs rocket-firing maneuver

The Vietnamese Air and Air Defense Force on December 4 executed the firing of real rockets, anti-aircraft artillery, and ZCY-23 self-propelled artillery, as part of its 5-day drill in Bac Giang Province. The maneuver was aimed at checking the results of this year’s training courses for a number of units of the force.

Below are some photos of the firing on Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army) newspaper:

Lieutenant Colonel Do Ba Ty – a member of the Party Central Committee, the standing member
 of the Central Military Party Committee, Chief of General Staff and Deputy Minister
of Defense – met and encouraged military officers at the rehearsal


 A C125 missile was flying over the firing range

The military tents at the firing range


 The drill also involved the firing of 57mm self-propelled anti-aircraft guns


 A soldier examined the missile before opening fire



 A C125 missile was put in place to fire at the given target


 ZCY-23 self-propelled artillery units also took part in the drill

A target was shot down