Thailand Deny Spy Row, Won’t Cut Troops

Saturday 14 November 2009
Suthep:Govt sends no spy to Cambodia

* Published: 14/11/2009 at 01:47 PM
* Online news: BreakingnewsThe Thai government had never sent a spy to seek information on flight schedule of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as accused of by Cambodia, Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban said on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Thai-Cambodian Tension Grow

Saturday 14 November 2009
Thai arrested on espionage charge in Cambodia

* Published: 13/11/2009 at 03:35 PM
* Online news: Local News

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Thai-Cambodian Situation Development

Thursday 12 November 2009

Collecting news from newspaper

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RTN Sea Hawk Upgrade Deal

Friday 25 September 2009

RTN S-70B Sea Hawk is in operation from HTMS Chakri Naruebeth with RTN for around 10 years. Three or four years ago there was a new rumor about the upgrade program on the fleet of six Sea Hawks.

On 22 September, Cabinet apporve the 989 million Baht for RTN to upgrade there antisubmarine capability. In the deal, which is believe to be the first from the two phases program, will see three Sea Hawks equipped with AN/ASN-15 Navigational Computer Set and Dipping Sonar from L3 Communication.

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RTN Yet Another OPV From BVT Surface Fleet, and More of T.994 – 996

Thursday 10 September 2009

BVT Surface Fleet, the old and familar face that RTN used to and almost bought the OPV from, make a good come back to RTN. This time joining with Bangkok Dockyard to build new OPV for Royal Thai Navy.

RTN previously commissioned two Pattani-class OPV, the first OPV class in RTN, several years ago. This RTN-design Chinese-build OPV are replaced the older WWII frigate and they project to accquire four more OPV to replace all older WWII frigate and set up the coast guard unit under the command of RTN, but obviously a different class.

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More Black Hawks are Joining The RTA Fleet

Wednesday 12 August 2009

Today’s fleet of Royal Thai Army helicopter are consists of TH-300, Bell 206, UH-1H, Bell 212, Bell 412, CH-47D, and UH-60L.

There once was a plan to replace UH-1H “Huey” by 33 Black Hawk, but the budget crisis from 1997 Asian Financial Crisis forced RTA to cut the number into only 7.

Base on the original requirement in 2006, there is a requirment for 9 utility helicopter, with the helicopter required will be the same standard with Black Hawk.

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Royal Thai Navy SAREX2009 in Songkhla

Wednesday 12 August 2009
HTMS Sriracha departing Songkhla Naval base for SAREX.

HTMS Sriracha departing Songkhla Naval base for SAREX.

SSAREX, or Search and Rescue Exercise, is an annual exercise organized by Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), Ministry of Transport. The exercise focus on rescuing the aircraft and ship that faced accident. Participant consists of armed force, police, armature radio network, private rescue foundation, hospital, etc. Each year DCA will assigned one government organization as a main host and this year Royal Thai Navy take this role.

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