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Thai Air Force completes induction of its first four KAI T-50TH Golden Eagle supersonic trainers

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A formal induction ceremony was held at the Takhli Air Force Base, 240 kilometres northwest of Bangkok. It was attended by the Royal Thai Air Force commander Johm Rungswang, as well as Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) president Kim Jo-won and South Korea’s Ambassador to Thailand Noh Kwang-il. The original $110 million contract for four air...

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Nexter lands Malaysian Light Artillery contract

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The first six light guns will be delivered by Nexter and its partner in Malaysia, ADS in November 2019 and deliveries of all 18 artillery pieces will be completed in February 2020. “This contract is a new recognition of the Nexter Group’s expertise in the field of artillery and ammunition. This is an important success in our strategy...

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Defence Services Asia about to take off in Malaysia

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The organisers of next week's DSA Exhibition And Conference are pleased to advise that all preparations are in full swing with the event, scheduled to open its doors to trade visitors on Monday 16th April 2018 at MITEC, following the Official Opening Ceremony & Reception on Sunday, 15th April 2018 . As a democratic country, Malaysia adhe...

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ST Marine delivers Fortitude to Singapore Navy

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Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), the marine arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), has successfully launched the sixth Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Fortitude, designed and built for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). The ceremony, held at ST Marine’s Benoi Yard, was officiated by Mr Ng Chee ...

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Singapore Airshow 2018 connects global aviation stakeholders

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The Singapore Airshow, Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, is connecting global aviation stakeholders to key opportunities that drive change and shape the future. As a key gateway to Asia’s thriving aviation and aerospace industry, the Singapore Airshow offers a wide range of s...

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Australia launches major job-creating defence export strategy

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The Federal Government today announced the unlocking of more jobs and investment in Australia’s defence sector, with the release of the new Defence Export Strategy. The landmark document sets out the policy and strategy to make Australia one of the top ten global defence exporters within the next decade. It is an ambitious, positive pla...

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More nations to take part in Cobra Gold

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Many more countries have expressed interest in taking part in the multinational Cobra Gold military exercise in Thailand this year, Supreme Commander Thanchaiyan Srisuwan says. Gen Thanchaiyan was speaking after a meeting of the chiefs of the armed forces on Wednesday, which he said touched on the Cobra Gold 2018 drill, which is due to be held f...

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Chinese armour boosts Royal Thai Army firepower

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The Royal Thai Army has received the first batch of 28 Chinese-made VT4 main battle tanks (MBT), 18 months after awarding a $147 million contract to China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO). The army has also agreed to acquire a second batch of 10 VT4 MBTs in April 2017 for $60 million with these expected to be delivered in 2018. It is also ...

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ASEAN navies boost ties in fleet review

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PATTAYA: Navy forces in Southeast Asian countries have agreed to bolster cooperation in dealing with security, disasters and environmental threats. The navy chiefs from nine Asean countries together with representatives from Laos held a meeting Sunday on the sidelines of International Fleet Review (IFR) 2017, hosted by the Thai Navy, which will ...

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Thailand unveils locally developed amphibious APC

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Thailand’s Defence Technology Institute (DTI) has unveiled a prototype of a newly developed 8x8 Amphibious Armoured Personnel Carrier (AAPC) intended for the Royal Thai Marine Corps (RTMC). The DTI, a research and development (R&D) agency under the Thai Ministry of Defence (MOD), said on 6 November at the Defence & Security 2017 sh...

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