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Thailand to Upgrade More F-5 Fighter Jets
August 08, 2017
Thailand to Upgrade More F-5 Fighter Jets
The Southeast Asian state continues to modernize its aging aircraft.
Thailand to Upgrade More F-5 Fighter Jets
What’s Next for US-Thailand Military Ties Under Trump?
July 04, 2017
What’s Next for US-Thailand Military Ties Under Trump?
News of military helicopter sales have led to speculation about what we might expect in this realm.
What’s Next for US-Thailand Military Ties Under Trump?
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
June 14, 2017
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
A closer look at a new approval by the Thai government this week.
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
Thailand’s New Army Chief Makes First Singapore Visit
June 01, 2017
Thailand’s New Army Chief Makes First Singapore Visit
Chalermchai Sitthisad made his introductory trip to the city-state this week after taking over his new post late last year.
Thailand’s New Army Chief Makes First Singapore Visit
Thailand Eyeing Israel Artillery System
May 16, 2017
Thailand Eyeing Israel Artillery System
RTMC is reportedly looking to procure platforms to boost the Southeast Asian state’s defenses.
Thailand Eyeing Israel Artillery System
Did Thailand Secretly Approve Its China Submarine Buy?
April 27, 2017
Did Thailand Secretly Approve Its China Submarine Buy?
A recent controversy over the transparency of the purchase reveals how tone-deaf the junta-led government can be.
Did Thailand Secretly Approve Its China Submarine Buy?
When Will Thailand's First China Submarine Arrive?
January 31, 2017
When Will Thailand's First China Submarine Arrive?
Thai defense officials are bullish about approving a key acquisition.
When Will Thailand's First China Submarine Arrive?
What’s Next for Russia-Thailand Military Ties?
January 20, 2017
What’s Next for Russia-Thailand Military Ties?
A recent meeting offers a window into the current state of the relationship.
What’s Next for Russia-Thailand Military Ties?
When Are China’s Submarines Coming to Thailand?
January 20, 2017
When Are China’s Submarines Coming to Thailand?
2017 could finally see some progress on a high-profile deal.
When Are China’s Submarines Coming to Thailand?
Thailand, Ukraine Move Towards Joint Production of APCs
September 21, 2016
Thailand, Ukraine Move Towards Joint Production of APCs
Sources suggest the two sides are closer to joint production.
Thailand, Ukraine Move Towards Joint Production of APCs
The Truth About Thailand’s 2017 Defense Budget ‘Hike’
September 10, 2016
The Truth About Thailand’s 2017 Defense Budget ‘Hike’
The increase in defense spending needs to be put into proper perspective.
The Truth About Thailand’s 2017 Defense Budget ‘Hike’
Thailand Will Get First M58 Patrol Gun Boat Soon
July 15, 2016
Thailand Will Get First M58 Patrol Gun Boat Soon
Final fit-out currently ongoing ahead of planned delivery by September.
Thailand Will Get First M58 Patrol Gun Boat Soon
Thailand, Ukraine Eye Deeper Defense Ties
July 07, 2016
Thailand, Ukraine Eye Deeper Defense Ties
Countries discuss defense industry collaboration and co-production of military equipment.
Thailand, Ukraine Eye Deeper Defense Ties
Is Thailand Now Serious About Submarines from China?
July 06, 2016
Is Thailand Now Serious About Submarines from China?
Despite some encouraging signs, lingering concerns persist.
Is Thailand Now Serious About Submarines from China?
Thailand to Buy Battle Tanks from China
May 18, 2016
Thailand to Buy Battle Tanks from China
Agreement inked with Beijing for MBT-3000s.
Thailand to Buy Battle Tanks from China
Thailand’s Navy to Get Boost with New Patrol Vessels
September 02, 2015
Thailand’s Navy to Get Boost with New Patrol Vessels
Bangkok had procured four new vessels from a local shipyard.
Thailand’s Navy to Get Boost with New Patrol Vessels
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