Maritime

Japan to Provide Vietnam Patrol Boats Next Year

“Vietnam’s Vice Defense Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh told Reuters on Monday at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore that the country expects to receive patrol boats from Japan early next year. This is the first timeline provided by either side, where as recently as Friday at the same conference Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said only that Japan was ‘moving forward with the necessary survey to enable us to provide such vessels to Vietnam.’”

Source: Japan to Provide Vietnam Patrol Boats Next Year | USNI News

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