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420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

By Giang Huy   November 6, 2022 | 06:43 am PT
Top shooters from 10 ASEAN member countries are participating in the 30th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet from November 6 to 11 in Hanoi.
420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

On November 6, the National Military Training Center 4 in My Duc District hosted the AARM-30 opening ceremony.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Nghia, Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army, presided over the ceremony.

AARM-30 is the first competition and exchange activity between Southeast Asia’s armies after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the beginning of this year the Vietnamese army has consulted with its counterparts in other countries to prepare for the event, he said.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

Vietnamese officers bearing the AARM-30 flag before the opening ceremony.

AARM-30 has brought together shooters from 10 ASEAN member countries. The event provides an opportunity for delegations to exchange, learn from one another and practice various skills.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

The Vietnam People's Army parades past the stage.

AARM-30 showcases Vietnam's international integration and desire to develop strong ties with regional militaries.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

The Malaysian military marches past the stage.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

The AARM-30 flag is hoisted in the presence of officials and participants.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

The Vietnam People's Army's art group performs at the opening ceremony.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

The organizers award memorial flags to the teams.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

The K54M pistol exchange shooting program between the deputy commanders of the participating militaries being held soon after the opening ceremony.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

The event features 420 shooters from 10 ASEAN countries, who will compete in five categories: machine gun, rifle, cabin gun, men's pistol, and women's pistol.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

The deputy commanders had to shoot images of animals.

420 marksmen from ASEAN militaries compete in Hanoi event

Vietnamese troops won third place at the AARM 29 held in Bandung City in Indonesia in 2019.

 
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