|City delegation visits navy submarine 183 at Cam Ranh militarily port, Khanh Hoa province (Photo: Viet Dung|
The ship, named Ho Chi Minh City, belongs to the Submarine Brigade 189. It is 73.8 meters long and 9.9 meters wide. It can travel up to 7,500 sea miles for 45 days with a capacity of 52 crewmembers. It is the 636th kilo-class modern submarine with modern military equipment.
City delegation spoke with officials and crew about work and life aboard the submarine. The delegation expressed much pride in the submarine.
City authorities will continue to cooperate with the soldiers aboard, said Secretary Hai.
On behalf of Ministry of National Defense, deputy Minister Admiral Nguyen Van Hien thanked HCMC delegation.
Soldiers will work hard and continue improving skills to navigate the submarine, said Hien.
The event was attended by former State President Nguyen Minh Triet, leaders of Ho Chi Minh City Party Standing Committee and leaders of Departments.