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Visiring the 681 Brigade of the Navy Vietnam

There’s a proud feeling with confidence in the protection of maritime sovereignty when visiting the 681 shore missile brigade, the 60th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Navy (7-5-1955 – 7-5-2015). 681 shore missile brigade of the Navy (Binh Thuan) is where the ownership consortium sea missiles Bastion-P – missile defense coast’s most advanced mobile now. Worldwide there are only three countries possessing the Bastion-P: Russia (domestic production), Vietnam and Syria.

“The mission of the missile defense system is to protect the shores of coastal areas and to ensure the safety of our ship when fighting military conflict occurs. At a distance of 300 km, this missile can attack all types of surface ships from landing ships, freighters support, cluster warships and aircraft as well as single vessel fleet. The scope of missile fire this coast very difficult for enemy forces approaching ship, approached his ship at this distance “- Colonel Nguyen Dinh Tu (deputy brigade commander in charge of the military) said.

Brigade commander – Colonel Nguyen Hung Long explains: “In combat, tactical missiles no single bank of that coordination with other forces: air force, missile boats, submarines … In mission protection of sovereignty, while the military conflict at sea, coast guard rocket was the first shock forces to the task of ensuring the creation of space battlefield for other combat forces. So shore missile forces have to fight is to ensure victory.

Bastion-P-shore missile capable huge deterrent. Within the scope of its firepower (300km) border enemy fleet encountered many difficulties when deploying or have deployed team squad firepower beyond. And it is time to create conditions for ships are not blocked, supports synergistic force other and strengthen the combat capability “.

Senior Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Dinh Tu explained in Russian “Bastion”, meaning “citadel”. This missile is dubbed “missile system wolves” because of its …read more

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