8 April 2008. Royal Thai Navy launch the landing exercise involved Royal Thai Marine and Landing Ship Fleet as a part of “Exercise RTN 51”, the annual training of Royal Thai Navy.
This exercise was conducted in Ban Tron Beach, Narathiwat. Not far from Royal Thai Marine Chulapron Camp. HTMS Chakri NAruebeth along with attack helicopter, AAV, LCU, LST and marine troops also paticipated.
The exercise scenario included the landing of Marine and AAV with supported firing from attack helicopter took off from HTMS Chakri Naruebeth. The objective is to secure the beach and evacuate civilians.
RTN releases some low resolution photos here. (Civilian press also had been invited but I can not find the good looking photo)
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