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|Ships in training at sea. Photo: VTV News|
The event, from June 11-20, was part of the activities to hone troops’ tactical capabilities and shooting skills as well as strengthen their coordination in conducting missions at sea, People’s Army Newspaper reported.
It also aimed to evaluate troops’ competence in using equipment so as to soon map out solutions to raise training quality at sea, meeting all requirements of the force.
Despite harsh weather conditions, participating troops overcame all difficulties and demonstrated their high resolve to ensure the quality of the training.
|Soldiers performing their AK shooting skills. Photo: VTV News|
|The training programme forms part of the activities to hone troops’ tactical capabilities and shooting skills. Photo: VTV News|
|Ships in training at sea. Photo: nld.com.vn|
|The training took place in harsh weather conditions. Photo: nld.com.vn|
In the framework of the training programme, the unit, together with the authorities of An Son island commune, Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province, implemented mass mobilisation work, distributed leaflets about the Vietnamese Law of the Sea, the Law on Vietnam's Coast Guard, and regulations on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
In addition, they presented 15 gifts to policy households and needy fishermen, 15 gifts to poor students with good academic results, handed over 200 national flags, 1,000 medical masks and 200 bottles of hand sanitizers to fishermen from An Son off-shore commune./.
|As part of the training programme, the unit presented gifts to poor students with outstanding academic achievements in An Son island commune, Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province,. Photo: nld.com.vn|
|As part of the training programme, the unit presented gifts to local residents in An Son island commune, Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province, . Photo: nld.com.vn|
The 4th Coast Guard Region (under Vietnam Coast Guard Command) is a specialized force tasked with enforcing laws, protecting national security, safety and order in the Southwestern seas of the country, according to the National Defence Journal.
Over the past years, despite the hardships and challenges, its Party Committee and Command have always led and directed its offices and units to successfully accomplish the mission of law enforcement on its area of responsibility with notable operations, such as: patrolling, checking and supervising to ensure security, order, safety, and law enforcement on seas; grasping and opportunely dealing with situations on seas in a resolute manner to maintain national territory, seas, islands and interests; instructing and assisting fishermen in their fishing activities; search and rescue, contributing to beautifying the image and virtues of “Uncle Ho’s Soldier” and Vietnam Coast Guards.
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