It is clear that Vietnam in 2006 purchased the first two frigates made the project "Cheetah 3.9". The last of these ships the government received in March 2011 year. As part of the Vietnamese Navy, these ships dubbed "Lee Thay That" and "Dinh Tien Hoang-'. The ships are equipped antiship missile complex and have two 30-mm guns and one 76.2-mm gun mount. Displacement of the ship itself is 2.1 thousand tons. In addition to the deck of the frigate is a special area for helicopters Ka-31 and Ka-28.
It should be noted that in recent years Vietnam entered into several agreements with Russia for the purchase of submarines and surface ships for the Navy. Specifically in 2005, was accomplished delivery of 12 boats (project 12418), which assembly in Vietnam began in the fall of 2010. In 2009, the Vietnam bought RF diesel-electric submarines (project 636 "Varshavyanka") in the amount of 6 units, the estimated cost of which amounted to 1.8 billion. U.S. dollars. Also 2011 year (April) Vietnam contracted with the purchase of tools and spare parts required for the maintenance of the marine equipment.