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Thailand snaps up Chinese tanks

30th May 2016 - 00:18 GMT | by Sompong Nondhasa in Bangkok

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The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has ordered 28 Norinco VT4 tanks from China to replace elderly M41s due to delays in Oplot-M deliveries from Ukraine.

The respective governments signed a US$137 million procurement contract on 21 March to buy the VT4/MBT-3000 main battle tank (MBT), which equates to ...

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