Vietnamese naval performance leaves good impression on international peers

18:30 | 08/31/2021

( - The Vietnamese Naval Contingent has performed well and bagged the silver medal in this year’s “Sea Cup” competition of the Army Games 2021. This achievement serves as the premise for the country to sustain its record in next year’s event.

Naval Lieutenant Myo Thu Kyaw from Flotilla No.1 of the Myanmar Navy shared his views in a recent interview with reporters.

Naval Lieutenant Myo Thu Kyaw arrived in Vladivostok city (Russia) on August 23 as a Myanmar naval observer for the “Sea Cup” event within the framework of the International Army Games 2021. He kept track of the outcomes of each competing contingent throughout the “Sea Cup” event. It was a pretty close race, especially between the first and second teams, demonstrating that all of the competitors gave it their all in the game, contributing to interesting performances both at sea and onshore.

Naval Lieutenant Myo Thu Kyaw (center) in an interview with reporters of the People’s Army Newspaper.

Myo Thu Kyaw held that as Vietnam and Myanmar are both ASEAN member countries, he and his contingent wholeheartedly supported the Vietnamese naval troops during this game. He was also impressed by Vietnam’s performance during the “Sea Cup” event, especially in the recent AK-176MA naval rapid-fire gun shooting at sea. Witnessing Vietnamese naval athletes competing in “Ship’s damage repairing” and “Using life-saving appliances” exercises, he stressed, “I noticed that the Vietnamese players all closely coordinated together to accomplish the competition in a scientific and accurate manner with a smart strategy.”

Regarding the Vietnamese naval force’s potential for the International Army Games in the future, the Myanmar observer affirmed that Vietnam has outstandingly performed in this year’s competition and ranked second in the “Sea Cup” event, setting the premise for the country to compete in the next Army Games.



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