A senior delegation from the Vietnamese Defence Ministry is attending the 13 th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference (DSA) that opened in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on April 16.

The delegation is led by Major-General Phan Van Giang, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army.

The four-day exhibition estimates that 25,000 visitors from 50 countries and over 200 delegations from 35 countries such as the UK , France , the US , Germany , China , India , Australia and Canada will attend.

It has drawn 850 firms from across the world, including many well-known companies and groups such as AirBoss, General Dynamics, Brahmos, Nammo, ADS, BAE Systems, Dynamic System Technologies, Barrett Communications, Frontier, Comrod and SAAB.

Occupying a site of 40,000 sq.m.2 the exhibition has on display the world's most advanced and sophisticated hardware and electronic systems for land, air and maritime defence. Also on show are battlefield healthcare products and technologies, training and simulation systems and police and security accessories.

The event is seen as an opportunity for participating countries to inspect the most advanced weapons in the world and gain experience in the application of high-technologies for national defence and security.

During the event, the Vietnamese delegation will take part the Putrajaya Forum on national defence and security for peace on April 17.-VNA