Agencies from the Vietnamese ministries of Defence and Public Security are attending the Defence Services Asia (DSA) show in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from April 14-17.

The 14th DSA exhibition and conference has drawn nearly 1,000 defence companies from over 50 countries around the globe, such as the US, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, China and South Africa.

Displayed across 41,000 sq.m are the world’s most sophisticated pieces of hardware and electronic weaponry for land, air and sea defence. Also on view are battlefield healthcare products and technology, training and simulation systems, and police and security peripherals.

The event also includes an ASEAN hall featuring achievements made by the defence industries in the bloc’s nations, which aims to inspire greater defence-security cooperation among regional countries.

Within the framework of DSA, Vietnam also attended the Putrajaya Forum, themed “Strengthening Security and Regional Stability”. It was held by the Institute of Defence and Security under the Malaysian Ministry of Defence.

At the forum, Major General Pham Quang Cu, Deputy General Director of the Public Security Ministry’s General Department of Logistics and Technology shared Vietnam’s experience in ensuring security and fighting against transnational crimes.-VNA