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  • 25 February 2015

    Three warships from the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) paid a visit to Manila, the Philippines, recently. Her Thai Majesty’s Ship HTMS Kraburi, HTMS Bangpakong and HTMS Pattani arrived with midshipmen from Royal Thai Naval Cadet (RTNC) Training, RTN onboard. The visit was part of the training voyage that aimed at providing the midshipmen the necessary knowledge, skills and hands-on […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are participating in a bilateral naval exercise, named Exercise Singsiam, taking place from November 2-12, 2015. Exercise Singsiam is a biennial exercise that was first held in 1981. Hosted by the RSN, the opening ceremony was co-officiated by Colonel Edwin Leong, Commanding Officer of […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander, Amphibious Squadron ELEVEN, Capt. Cathal O’Connor hosted six Royal Thai Navy (RTN) officers aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), as part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group’s completion of exercise Cobra Gold 2013 (CG 13), Feb. 22. O’Connor said it was good to have the chance to speak with […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Ships from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are underway in the Gulf of Thailand as part of a week-long exercise called Singsiam. The bilateral exercise is hosted by Thailand and is set to conclude on June 9. Warships are taking part in conventional warfare training in anti-surface and […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy has contracted engineering and risk management consultancy company BMT a contract to support the Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN) new midget submarine program. From its offices in Bath, UK, BMT will recommend submarine-specific engineering management best practice to help the RTN minimize risk during the design phase. BMT’s UK defence businesses have […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Thai Navy has awarded Austrian unmanned aerial system (UAS) manufacturer Schiebel a contract for the delivery of its CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS. The S-100 is scheduled to be deployed in 2020 to the Pakphanang District, in the province of Nakhon Si Thammarat in Thailand and on the RTN frigate fleet to deliver land and […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assets from the US Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) kicked off the 8th edition of exercise Guardian Sea in the Andaman Sea on April 7. A US Navy Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine and underway replenishment oiler along with two Thai frigates, a corvette and a Sea Hawk helicopter will take part in over […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French defense contractor Thales announced that it was awarded two contracts for the supply of above-water and underwater solutions for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). These contracts will see Thales modernize the Bang Rachan Class Minehunters and supply the combat, navigation and communication suite onboard the newly ordered Krabi Class Offshore Patrol Vessel. The French company […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Training & Education

      HMAS Ballarat (Commander Guy Blackburn, RAN) and HMAS Parramatta (Commander Heath Robertson, RAN) recently arrived in Sattahip, Thailand to conduct a port visit for the start of AUSTHAI 2011. A combined squad of fifty Ballarat and Parramatta personnel were officially greeted at the opening ceremony by Rear Admiral Duesdee Sangkhapreecha and DGMAROPS – Commodore […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval forces from the U.S. and Thailand kicked off the 23rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in Sattahip, Thailand, on May 29. CARAT is a major naval engagement in South and Southeast Asia and provides a regional venue to address shared maritime security priorities, enhance interoperability among participating forces, and develop sustained naval partnerships with […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) ships arrived safely at the Royal Brunei Navy Muara Naval Base yesterday morning (February 21). The contingent is led by Rear Admiral Sucheep Whoungmaitree, Academic Dean of the Academic Branch Royal Thai Naval Academy. He is accompanied by the Commanding Officers of HTMS CHAO PHRAYA, HTMS BANG PAKONG and HTMS […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. and Royal Thai Navy concluded eight days of bilateral training events ashore and at sea and wrapped up the 2017 edition of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise on June 6. This is the 23rd-annual CARAT exercise and the Royal Thai Navy has been a participant in the series since the exercises began […]

  • 11 November 2014

    The Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) Admiral (ADM) Kraisorn Chansuvanich called on Singapore’s Second Minister for Defence Mr Chan Chun Sing this afternoon. ADM Kraisorn is in Singapore on an introductory visit from 11 to 12 November 2014. As part of his visit, he will call on Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Lai Chung […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Training & Education, Vessels

    The sea phase of the inaugural Singapore India Thailand Maritime Exercise (SITMEX-19) commenced in the Andaman Sea on September 18, 2019, the Indian Navy said. The trilateral exercise involving the Indian Navy, the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) is taking place from September 16 to 20. #BridgesofFriendship Sea Phase […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the U.S. and the Royal Thai Navy kicked off the joint anti-submarine and maritime domain awareness exercise Guardian Sea on May 22. The drill is taking place in the Andaman Sea and will last until May 28. The bilateral exercise focuses on strengthening U.S. and Royal Thai Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) procedures and proficiency through […]

  • 11 June 2013

     Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2013 exercise between the US Navy and several member nations of ASEAN in Southeast Asia has drawn to a close, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand. More than 1,200 Sailors and Marines participated in CARAT Thailand. The drill, featuring combat simulation, is aimed at forging naval ties […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) ships and submarines are teaming up for a five-day anti-submarine and maritime domain awareness exercise which will be taking place in the Andaman Sea from April 25. The exercise is called Guardian Sea and will involve cooperative evolutions designed to enhance mutual capabilities in anti-submarine warfare while also improving information […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) along with embarked staff, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12 and Marines from Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Pacific successfully concluded a three-day visit to Thailand, May 13, strengthening ties and engaging with the local community.   While anchored in the Gulf of Thailand, Blue Ridge crew and […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) met up with Royal Thai Navy patrol vessel HTMS Krabi (OPV 551) and frigate HTMS Taksin (FFG 422) for a cooperative deployment in the East China Sea on Oct. 9. The event focused on navigation, communication and ship handling skills, improving interoperability between US Navy and RTN […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Training & Education

    According to Lieutenant Colonel Omar Tonsay, the Philippine Navy is about to host joint maritime exercises with Vietnamese and Thai navies, with the aim of fortifying mutual cooperation. The said cooperation should include exchange of shipbuilding expertise and skills, exchange of visits, along with possibilities for education and training of personnel. On March 11-14 Philippine […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from submarine tender USS Emory S Land (AS 39) and members of the Royal Thai Marine Corps (RTMC) came together to improve the quality of life for children at the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) 10 Nursery Center July 31. The nursery center and kindergarten is responsible for all children between the ages 2-4 years […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Thai, Republic of Korea and U.S. Navy sailors swapped places on their respective ships during the amphibious component of the multi-national exercise Cobra Gold, February 12. Service members from USS Ashland, Korea’s amphibious landing ship Cheon Wang Bong (LST 686) and Thailand’s landing platform dock HTMS Angthong (LPD 791), welcomed visitors aboard their ships. This […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Research & Development

      The U.S. Navy completed the first free-flight test of Raytheon Company’s (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, bringing the world’s only net-enabled standoff weapon with moving maritime target capability closer to initial operational capability. JSOW is a family of low-cost, air-to-ground weapons that employs an integrated GPS-inertial navigation system and terminal imaging infrared seeker, […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has begun integrated testing (IT) of Raytheon Company’s (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. During its first flight in IT, the JSOW C-1 was retargeted to strike a large moving ship target. “This flight test further demonstrates that JSOW C-1 can receive third party target updates in-flight, retarget after release, and […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

       The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded Raytheon UK a replenishment contract for Paveway IV, the latest generation GPS precision-guided munition, as part of a 60 million pound contract. Raytheon UK is focused on a technological growth path which, under the UK MOD’s SPEAR (Selective Precision Effects at Range) CAP 1 program, will […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of Singapore and Malaysia concluded the week-long bilateral maritime exercise Malapura which took place in the Malacca Strait. The shore phase, which included the opening ceremony, joint planning and training, was held from 26 to 27 November 2018 at Lumut Naval Base, Malaysia. This was followed by the sea phase from 28 November […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Some 600 personnel from the Republic of Singapore and Royal Malaysian Navy concluded ten days of drills as part of the bilateral exercise Malapura which took place from July 18 to 28. Conducted since 1984, this year’s exercise was hosted by the Royal Malaysian Navy and saw the participation of six warships and two naval helicopters. […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The six-nation submarine search and rescue exercise Pacific Reach 2019 has concluded off the coast of Western Australia. Held at Fleet Base West and in the Western Australian Exercise Area, the drill involved assets from Australia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and the United States. Australian Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) are conducting Exercise Malapura, a bilateral maritime exercise, from 27 Feb to 7 Mar 2012. Singapore is hosting this year’s exercise, the 22nd in the series held since 1984. RSN Fleet Commander, Rear-Admiral Lai Chung Han and RMN Fleet Operations Commander, Vice Admiral […]