Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:36:24
‘Torpedo’ turns out to be harmless float
An expert with the Royal Thai Navy’s Mine Squadron on Thursday said an item found off Phuket’s Naiyang Beach, which resembled and was initially presumed to be an unexploded torpedo dumped before World War II, was a float for a mechanical minesweeper device.
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 12:00:00
An air race like no other
The Air Race 1 World Cup Thailand will return to the runway of the U-tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport on the Royal Thai Navy Base in Chonburi from November 17 to 19.
Sat, 07 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Royal Thai Navy to host International Fleet Review
THE ROYAL Thai Navy has announced its readiness to host the International Fleet Review in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Asean and the 4th Ship Technology for the Next Decade: Ship Tech IV from November 15-17 at Peach Convention Centre, Royal Cliff Beach Hotel in Pattaya, Chon Buri.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:18:09
Thailand showcases naval power
The Royal Thai Navy is hosting the International Fleet Review 2017 to mark Asean’s 50th anniversary and is also bringing the “Ship Tech IV Exhibition: Ship Technology for the Next Decade” to the Peach Convention Centre of the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel in Pattaya from November 13 to 22.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:24:02
Agreement to create aviation hub at U-Tapao airport
The Royal Thai Navy and PTT have signed memorandum of understanding to cooperate in energy development and investment at U-Tapao airport in Rayong to support the government’s Thailand 4.0 policy.
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 20:01:18
Navy ship hits drawbridge, mast loose
The mast of the Royal Thai Navy’s warship HTMS Surin sustained damage after the vessel hit the bascule Krungthep Bridge on Thursday morning.
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:05:56
New life for turtles is birthday gift to King
Schoolchildren took part in an annual turtle release at the Royal Thai Navy Sea Turtle Conservation Centre at Sattahip in Chonburi on Wednesday.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:18:12
Deputy PM kicks off tourist safety drill in Phuket
PHUKET: The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) Third Area Command held its annual rescue and safety drill for tourists at the Marine National Park Operations Center yesterday.
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:31:55
Drilling for oil spill
The Royal Thai Navy,in collaboration with the private sector, practices an oil-recovery mission in the sea off Chon Buri’s Sattahhip district on Thurseday.
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 19:41:39
Submarine deal shows Thailand’s growing reliance on China
The Royal Thai Navy’s purchase on a Chinese submarine contributes to Thailand’s increasing dependency on the eastern country as well as the military’s growing budget trend, a security expert said on Wednesday.
Fri, 26 May 2017 16:20:23
Vietnamese vessel and crew detained near island off South
Officers on a Thai Navy patrol boat detained a Vietnamese fishing vessel and its crew for allegedly fishing in Thai waters off Nakhon Si Thammarat province without a permit.
Mon, 15 May 2017 19:18:37
Chinese company in G2G submarine deal is state enterprise based, Navy insists
The Royal Thai Navy on Monday clarified the government-to-government (G2G) submarine-purchase deal with China, saying that the Chinese company it has been dealing with is state enterprise-based and falls under China’s State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence.
Sun, 14 May 2017 20:02:12
Ombudsman’s office to set up committee to probe submarine deal
The Office of the Ombudsman will soon set up a committee to investigate if there were any irregularities in the Bt13.5-billion submarine deal signed earlier this month by the Thai Navy and a Chinese state-owned company.
Mon, 08 May 2017 17:40:16
Activist Srisuwan seeks court ruling on govt-to-govt submarine deal
Activist Srisuwan Janya on Monday filed a petition to the Ombudsman, proposing that the Administrative Court rule on the legitimacy of the recent Bt13.5-billion submarine-purchase deal between Thailand and China, which he argued had been signed too swiftly and despite being shrouded in controversy.
Sun, 07 May 2017 01:00:00
Subs ‘a govt-to-govt deal’
THE recent submarine deal with China, and not the weapons it will be equipped with, will be the main focus of scrutiny for the Office of the Auditor-General as it started to look through piles of confidential documents at the Royal Thai Navy headquarters, Auditor-General Pisit Leelavachiropas said.