HANOI – On the morning of December 8, a fleet of Su-30MK2 and Mi helicopters performed in the sky over the capital, opening the Vietnam International Defense Exhibition 2022.
At 8:00 am, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and General Phan Van Giang, Minister of National Defense, were present at Gia Lam Airport to open the Vietnam International Defense Exhibition 2022.
Organized for the first time, the exhibition has attracted more than 170 defense companies and enterprises from 30 countries around the world and Vietnamese ministries and branches and more than 250 international and domestic delegations to attend and exhibit their methods. combat facilities, technological solutions, weapons and equipment used for the navy, army, air defense and air force, cyber warfare and logistical and technical equipment.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and delegates press the opening button.
The Prime Minister said that the Vietnam International Defense Exhibition 2022 is an opportunity for policy makers, defense and security industry enterprises to meet and discuss towards a world of peace, cooperation and development. prosperous development.
The head of the Government said that Vietnam’s defense policy is peace, self-defence, for the people. The Vietnam People’s Army actively participates in appropriate forms of defense cooperation both bilaterally and multilaterally. The exhibition will open up opportunities for cooperation, research and development trends of technical equipment, defense industry and security in the world.
At 9am, the Mi-17 helicopter team pulled the Vietnamese national flag and the exhibition flag into the stage to start the show. Six helicopters participated in the flag-raising demonstration, three each, belonging to the 916th Airborne Regiment.
The squadron of Su-30MK2 flew to celebrate. There were 8 fighters participating, four each time, about a minute and a half apart. Each fighter released 48 heat-trapping shells, forming a bright long strip of light in the sky of Long Bien golf course.
Dubbed the “king cobra”, adapted from the special flight movements of the Cobra family of Su-27 fighters, the Su-30MK2 version is one of the most successful commercial variants of the Sukhoi Group.
The Su-30MK2 fighter team demonstrated firing heat-bait traps flying over the exhibition area, below are Vietnamese weapons on display.
The pilots participating in the performance came from the 927th Air Force Regiment (Kep Airport, Bac Giang) and the 923rd Air Force Regiment (Tho Xuan Airport, Thanh Hoa).
The heat-trapping shell released by the Su-30MK2 is a type of ammunition used on most modern jet fighters to fight enemy anti-aircraft missiles.
Airplanes that release decoys in large quantities will create heat sources on the flight path, causing the missile’s targeting system to be confused and misdirected.
The pair of fighters both released heat-trapping bullets and split to the sides. Su-30MK2 aircraft of the 927th Airborne Regiment (371 Division).
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and delegates waved to the pilot as the plane flew over the stage.
“This is an opportunity for all of us to strengthen our relationship and also an opportunity for Vietnam to welcome international friends, share culture and art, introduce the country and people of Vietnam. “, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said.
Many people went to Xuan Quan – Long Bien dike, about 4 km from the exhibition area, to wait to see the aircraft show.
From 9 a.m. on December 10, people can attend the exhibition and watch the defense performance of the Vietnamese special forces and air force at Gia Lam airport. The exhibition ends at 6 pm on December 10.
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