Indo Defence 2018: Vietnam outlines expanding export ambitions

07 November 2018

Vietnam’s defence industry has unveiled a range of products at the Indo Defence 2018 exhibition in Jakarta as part of a government target to expand international military sales and collaboration, Major General Doan Hung Minh, the vice-chairman of the Vietnam Ministry of Defence’s (MoD’s) General Department for the Defence Industry has told Jane’s .

Maj Gen Minh also highlighted Vietnam’s attendance at Indo Defence as being the first time that Vietnam’s defence industry had promoted its products at an international exhibition. The move, he said, is indicative of Vietnam’s expanding ambitions.

“We already export some defence products,” he said. “But now we are looking to expand exports and have deeper collaboration with customers.

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