New antitank weapons for Thai marines
Two new types of antitank weapon have been admitted into the Thai marines.
Thailand receives VN16s and final VN1s
Thailand's military continues its trend of relatively recent reliance on equipment from China.
PREMIUM: Thailand to boost coastal defence
New 155mm truck-mounted howitzers and MANPADS are high on the agenda for the Royal Thai Navy.
PREMIUM: Thai navy deploys Orbiter 3Bs over water
The Orbiter 3B is the first UAV the Royal Thai Navy has deployed operationally to monitor the nation's EEZ.
14th January 2021
The new light howitzer from France was chosen due to its automatic direction-finding and fire control systems.
15th September 2020
The Royal Thai Marine Corps (RTMC) has chosen Chinese-built VN16 amphibious light tanks armed with a 105mm gun for deployment on its upcoming Type 071E ...
7th September 2020
NAPA-1, the first security satellite for the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), was successfully launched into space on 3 September. An Arianespace Vega rocket, Flight ...
1st September 2020
Chaiseri won a contract last month from the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) for the procurement of two First Win II 4x4 armoured vehicles. The Naval ...
5th February 2020
The Royal Thai Army (RTA) signed an MoU with the country’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) on 30 January, to use Ka-32A11BC helicopters ...
10th December 2019
Norinco has delivered 34 VN1 8x8 armoured vehicles to the Royal Thai Army (RTA), these reaching Thailand on 2 December. Afterwards, they will undergo performance ...
14th November 2019
In the past five years, the armoured vehicle industry in Thailand has leapt forward due to increasing needs for vehicles in the Thai armed forces ...
13th November 2019
The Thai armed forces are emphasising greater coordination with government agencies and commercial enterprises to support R&D; for equipment that can be produced domestically and ...
11th October 2019
The first three modernised AAV7A1 RAM/RS amphibious assault vehicles for the Royal Thai Marines Corps (RTMC) have been completed and were delivered in July, with ...
3rd October 2019
A new OPV entered Royal Thai Navy (RTN) service on 27 September, with the modernised design giving more punch and performance. As well as being ...
3rd September 2019
Panus Assembly unveiled its R600 8x8 armoured vehicle during its first field test at the Royal Thai Army’s (RTA) vehicle testing range in Kanchanaburi Province ...
2nd July 2019
Thailand’s Naval Research and Development Office (NRDO) has developed a small UAV called the Narai 3.0. So far, than 80 units have been produced for ...
20th June 2019
The AFV-420P Mosquito 4x4 armoured vehicle made by Thai company Panus Assembly performed its first live-fire trials on 18 June with an Aselsan Stabilised Advanced ...
16th May 2019
The Royal Thai Army (RTA) made a surprise move by preparing to procure Stryker M1126 Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICV) for its 11th Infantry Division. The RTA ...
10th April 2019
The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) conducted its first C-802A anti-ship missile test on 5 April, successfully hitting a target 100km away from HTMS Kraburi. This ...
28th March 2019
At the end of last year, the Royal Thai Army’s (RTA) Air Defence Command replaced its Spada surface-to-air missiles (SAM), which had been in service ...
12th March 2019
After upgrading a V-150 4x4 armoured car, Thai company Chaiseri Metal and Rubber delivered it to the Royal Thai Marine Corps (RTMC) last September. The ...
6th February 2019
The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has approved the purchase of 39 more VN1 8x8 armoured vehicles from Norinco, following a first order of 34 vehicles in ...
6th December 2018
The AFV-420P Mosquito 4x4 APC built by Panus Assembly in Thailand passed all 15 tests at the Department of Army Transportation in Kanchanaburi Province on ...
4th October 2018
An HMV-420, a new 4x4 armoured vehicle developed from the V-150-based HMV-150 from Panus Assembly in Thailand, has recently completed a field test and is ...