Land Warfare

PREMIUM: Thai army chooses light howitzers from France

14th January 2021 - 01:00 GMT | by Sompong Nondhasa in Bangkok


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The new light howitzer from France was chosen due to its automatic direction-finding and fire control systems.

The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has selected Nexter to supply a batch of 12 LG1 Mk III 105mm light artillery pieces, with the army’s Ordnance Department announcing the winner on 27 November 2020.

The Thai bidding was conducted by United Defense Technology. An amount of THB834 million ($27.8 ...

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