Thailand’s arms purchase plans get the chop World

Thailand’s arms purchase plans get the chop

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who also serves as Defence Minister, has ordered the suspension of a plan by the armed forces to procure arms, including the Royal Thai Navy's plan to buy two submarines, according to a government source.
Naval forces of Vietnam, Thailand foster partnership Politics

Naval forces of Vietnam, Thailand foster partnership

Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army and Deputy Defence Minister hosted a reception for visiting Admiral Luechai Ruddit, Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Navy in Hanoi on June 18.
Royal Thai Navy frigate visits Da Nang Politics

Royal Thai Navy frigate visits Da Nang

Frigate H.T.M.S. TACHIN (FFG 471) of the Royal Thai Navy arrived at Da Nang port in the central city of Da Nang on December 31, starting a four-day visit to Vietnam.
Vietnamese, Thai navies enhance hydrographic cooperation Politics

Vietnamese, Thai navies enhance hydrographic cooperation

Sent. Lieut. Gen. Pham Minh Ngoc, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam’s People Army (VPA), on August 9 urged the Vietnamese Hydrographic Office and the Hydrographic Department of the Royal Thai Navy to seek cooperation opportunities and soon sign a hydrographic cooperation between the two countries’ navies.
Thailand to receive Korean-made modern frigate World

Thailand to receive Korean-made modern frigate

The Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) Company of the Republic of Korea (RoK) announced that the DW-3000F frigate ordered by the Royal Thai Navy had passed all tests and would be delivered to the Southeast Asian nation in August.
Thailand prepares fisheries sector for EU inspection this week ASEAN

Thailand prepares fisheries sector for EU inspection this week

The Commander of the Royal Thai Navy has ordered all relevant agencies to work to their utmost to prepare for an inspection by the European Union set to take place on April 4 and has asked members of the fishing industry to heed any suggestions for change.
Thailand, US kick off CARAT 2017 joint military exercise World

Thailand, US kick off CARAT 2017 joint military exercise

The Royal Thai Navy and the US Navy have kicked off the joint maritime exercise "Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training" (CARAT 2017) in Chonburi province of Thailand in an effort to enhance the tactical proficiency of both nations’ armed forces.