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D&S 2019: DTI shows cornucopia of R&D projects for Thai military

20th November 2019 - 23:59 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Bangkok

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The Defence Technology Institute (DTI), a Thai MoD agency, displayed a number of different projects it is currently engaged in at Defense & Security 2019 in Bangkok, including unmanned systems, a new tank simulator and 8x8 armoured vehicles.

Col Chatchapong Punpayak, business development director at DTI, emphasised the importance of unmanned systems to the Thai military. Indeed, DTI is cooperating with Milrem Robotics and EOS to develop a UGV called D-Iron that can be used by infantry in restive areas.

The D-Iron, which is essentially the Milrem THeMIS, could carry an armament on an EOS R400S-Mk2 RWS, for example,

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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