More News Update On RTA Mi-17V5

Wednesday 29 October 2008

This is more informative news from Bangkok Post.

In conclusion, RTA will buy 3 Mi-17V5s by using budget from eariler-planed medium-lift helicopter project in phase 1. Phase 2 will see RTA diverts its budget from huey refurbishment program (not Bell 212 as told eariler in previous report) to buy another 3 Mi-17V5s.

That make the total number grow to six.

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Thai Boxing Training In Cobra Gold

Sunday 26 October 2008

Put your gun down. Raise your hand up. It’s time for Muay Thai!!!!

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It’s a Russian Thing! – RTA buying Mi-17V5

Wednesday 22 October 2008

Seem like Russia weapon can make their way to Thai armed force in recent years.

Eariler, RTA bought 36 Iglas MANPAD from Russia. It was the first major weapon procurement from Russia after RTAF eliminated Su-30MKIT from fighter type 20th competition.

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Photo Gallery: Thai Troops In Thai – Cambodian Standoff & Gunfire

Thursday 16 October 2008

Some photo from lastest incident.

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Thai and Cambodian Troops Exchanged Gunfire

Wednesday 15 October 2008

Thailand confirms 4 injured Thai Troop and 1 dean of Cambodian troops, claiming that Cambodian side open fire first. Thailand also protested to Cambodian Embassador.

More detail in the news.

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Fresh Temple Row Embarks With Deadline From Cambodian

Tuesday 14 October 2008

PM Hun Sen set deadline for Thai troops to be withdrew from 4.6 square km. dispute area around Phra Vihear Temple. PM Hun Sen said if Thai troops fail to withdraw on 12.00 of 14 Oct 2008 the border will become a “life and death battle zone”.

However, Commander in chief of RTA Gen Anupong Paochinda and PM Somchai Wongsawa called their officers for emergency meeting and FM Sompong Wongsawat said on 10.00 that Thailand will not withdraw troops from dispute area, claiming that the aera around Phra Vihear is Thai territory and Thailand will not move out from our own house. Government and armed force were met in the top meeting section on 14.00.

But with the time nearly approched the dead line. Cambodian FM said Thai troops has already withdrew from that area and the situation went to normal, contradicted with the press interview from PM Somchai, RTA Spokeman, and FM Sompong on 14.30 that Thailand will not withdraw troops from that area and Thailand firmly believe on the peaceful bilateral talk. Also, Thailand will not invades the other country but reserves the right to protect itself.

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(One Last) Finally, THEOS Is In The Space Now, Set To Take The First Photo.

Friday 3 October 2008

After the long long long delay of negotiation on the rocket drop zone issues. THEOS, south east asia only natural resources survey satellite, now fly off the earth with ICBM-converted Dnepr rocket on the afternoon of 1 oct 2008 and it set to send its first photo of Bangkok.

Good luck out there!!!

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