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Thailand’s Navy to Get Five New Patrol Vessels
July 30, 2018
Thailand’s Navy to Get Five New Patrol Vessels
The RTN continues its longstanding effort to modernize its capabilities despite lingering challenges.
Thailand’s Navy to Get Five New Patrol Vessels
New Drones Highlight Thailand-Israel Defense Cooperation
June 26, 2018
New Drones Highlight Thailand-Israel Defense Cooperation
A recent development has shed further light on a deepening military relationship.
New Drones Highlight Thailand-Israel Defense Cooperation
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
June 21, 2018
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
Though Bangkok continues to look for ways to realize its ambitions on this front, several uncertainties remain.
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
What Does Thailand’s 2019 Defense Budget Mean?
June 14, 2018
What Does Thailand’s 2019 Defense Budget Mean?
The government’s announced figure constitutes a modest increase but masks ongoing challenges and issues.
What Does Thailand’s 2019 Defense Budget Mean?
Thailand’s Military Forges Ahead with Israel Artillery System
April 16, 2018
Thailand’s Military Forges Ahead with Israel Artillery System
The Southeast Asian state has moved forward on a purchase that has long been in the works.
Thailand’s Military Forges Ahead with Israel Artillery System
Thailand Commissions Four New South Korean Fighter Jets
April 10, 2018
Thailand Commissions Four New South Korean Fighter Jets
The step marks further progress despite continued challenges.
Thailand Commissions Four New South Korean Fighter Jets
Thailand’s Navy Gets a Boost with Five New Patrol Vessels
February 21, 2018
Thailand’s Navy Gets a Boost with Five New Patrol Vessels
The RTN continues its longstanding effort to modernize its capabilities despite lingering challenges.
Thailand’s Navy Gets a Boost with Five New Patrol Vessels
Thailand Gets Its First New South Korea Fighter Jets
January 10, 2018
Thailand Gets Its First New South Korea Fighter Jets
The move marks further progress for Bangkok's air force modernization despite continued challenges and constraints.
Thailand Gets Its First New South Korea Fighter Jets
Singapore-Thailand Defense Relations in the Spotlight With Ng Visit
November 07, 2017
Singapore-Thailand Defense Relations in the Spotlight With Ng Visit
The visit this week by the city-state’s defense chief has highlighted the bilateral relationship.
Singapore-Thailand Defense Relations in the Spotlight With Ng Visit
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
August 15, 2017
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
Possible arms sale speaks to ongoing developments in the defense realm between the two sides in spite of irritants.
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
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?
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