Monday, October 27, 2014

Vietnam Commissions Two New TT-400TP Class

Da Nang October 28, 2014 - Naval Region 3 Command, on the morning of October 25th, held the flag-raising ceremony for two gunboats HQ-274 and HQ-275.
The two gunboats are the 3rd and the 4th TT400TP-class warships newly-built by Hong Ha Shipbuilding Company (General Department of Defense Industry). The gunboats are equipped with modern weapons and equipment, capable to operate at high speed in combat, meeting the tactical requirements in sea patrols and protection.

Addressing the ceremony, Rear Admiral Ngo Sy Quyet stressed that the assignment of the two gunboats to Brigade 172 (Naval Region 3) marks a new step of the naval region in building a regular and modern naval unit and enhancing combat readiness capabilities, meeting requirements of the national maritime sovereignty protection mission in the new context.

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