Vietnam’s artillery team stands ready for 2021 Army Games hinh anh 1Vietnamese soldiers at the 2020 International Army Games (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – A delegation of the Department of Military Training under the General Staff and the Artillery Arms of the Vietnam People's Army (VPA) on June 21 visited the artillery team, which is under training in Vinh Phuc northern province for the 2021 International Army Games.

The team will compete at the Masters of Artillery Fire category at the event.

Maj. Gen. Thai Van Minh, Director General of the Department of Military Training, spoke highly of the team members’ sense of responsibility, determination and endeavours to surmount difficulties during training.

For his part, Commander of the Artillery Arms Maj. Gen. Nguyen Hong Phong said that members of the team need to bolster practice and sharpen their skills in a bid to obtain the best result in the upcoming Games.

According to the Ministry of Defence of Russia, this year’s Army Games will be held from August 22 to September 4. A total of 277 teams from 41 countries and territories will compete in 34 categories.

Teams from the VPA gained outstanding results and surpassed their set targets at the 2020 Games./.