Jane’s said that Western countries will export market for Vietnam as a second-hand weapons
The article said that Poland agreed in March 2005 Vietnam exported 150 to second-hand T-72 main battle tanks
According to the British,” Jane’s Defense Weekly, “September 18, 2010 reported Recently, Vietnam, respectively, and Germany, Indonesia, Poland and Britain signed a defense cooperation agreement, hopes to strengthen cooperation with these countries to promote their domestic defense industry capacity and rapid development. September 8, Vietnam and Britain signed a bilateral defense cooperation agreement; September 9, Vietnam signed with German and Polish defense cooperation agreement; September 16, Vietnam and Indonesia signed a defense cooperation agreement.
Germany and Vietnam was signed in October 2004 memorandum of understanding, the defense cooperation agreement is based on the original memorandum of understanding to expand the scope of cooperation. Some of the important German companies are interested in the Vietnamese market, for example, the German company Thyssen Krupp ? Vietnam has set up representative offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Poland to enter the Vietnamese market is the beginning of this century of concern. Poland and an important military and trade projects in Vietnam include: Export to Vietnam eight M28 “air car” (Skytruck) maritime surveillance aircraft, delivered from 2008 to 2010; March 2005, Vietnam exported 150 agreed to second-hand T-72 main battle tanks. The Polish defense cooperation agreement signed with Vietnam to once again raise the military and trade relations with Vietnam, and the first to send Boomer (Poland production of ammunition, radar, rockets and armor of the Holding Group) and Cenzin (Poland a defense export organizations) in the vanguard of the Vietnamese market.
Indonesia and Vietnam signed a defense cooperation agreement focused mainly on industrial cooperation. China’s state-owned military company has imported from Indonesia, Vietnam, the ground around the weapons and conducted a number of matters such as transport negotiate.
recent years, Vietnam’s foreign suppliers to the market open the door to the defense industry, have been since 2007 with Russia, Australia, Brazil, France, India, Indonesia, Pakistan and other countries signed a defense cooperation similar agreement. Vietnam’s “2009 Defense White Paper” that hopes to expand defense cooperation with developed countries to the rapid development of the local defense industry capabilities, weapons and equipment in order to achieve self-sufficiency.
in the West view, a representative of Viet Nam’s rapid economic growth (2006 to 2009, average annual economic growth rate of 5% to 8%) of the market, the growth of oil and natural gas will also help improve defense procurement costs. Given Vietnam’s limited defense spending, about $ 3 billion per year, so the short term, the Western countries will export it as a good second-hand arms market. (Northern Science and Technology Information Institute, Peng Lingxia)