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  • 24 January 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy has selected Germany’s MAN Energy Solutions to supply the main propulsion engines for the navy’s two new 41-meter patrol vessels. Marsun Shipyard in Thailand will construct the newbuilds with delivery scheduled for August 2020. As informed, each vessel will be powered by two MAN 16V175D-MM, IMO Tier II engines, each rated […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Research & Development

    ATLAS ELEKTRONIK, a world leading provider of naval electronic systems, has founded a Naval Support Centre (NSC) in Thailand in order to support the Royal Thai Navy. This ATLAS NAVAL SUPPORT CENTRE is a joint venture company with strong Thai shareholding. Based on the good and trustful cooperation with Suprom Chaiyakul of Prompaiboon Associates, this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the U.S. and the Royal Thai Navy kicked off the Exercise Guardian Sea in the Andaman Sea on May 23. The bilateral naval training in which the two navies will hone skills in anti-submarine warfare and maritime domain awareness is set to last until May 27. This year’s Guardian Sea exercise features the Arleigh Burke class […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Industry news

      ST Marine today held a ceremony for preliminary acceptance and delivery of the 141m Landing Platform Dock (LPD), which it designed and built for Royal Thai Navy at its Benoi yard. The ceremony held in the morning was graced by Admiral Surasak Rounroengrom, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, and His Excellency Mr Marut […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Severn had the pleasure of hosting two Officers from the Royal Thai Navy during a recent period of sea training. She showcased a variety of damage control exercises as well as demonstrating her utility and broad range of capabilities. She showcased a variety of damage control exercises as well as demonstrating her utility and […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The Hydrographic Department, Royal Thai Navy (HDRTN) is responsible for surveying the navigable waterways of Thailand and producing official nautical products to serve both the Royal Thai Navy and mariners.   In addition, the hydrographic department has the vision to support all dimensions of operations for the Royal Thai Navy by the end of 2024. […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Industry news

    The Thai Navy sank HTMS Chang in the sea off Koh Chang on Thursday and even though retiring, the ship will continue its service as an artificial reef for marine life and a diving attraction, reports the citing the Royal Thai Navy. After serving the U.S. Navy during two wars what used to be […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Industry news

    A new Offshore Patrol Vessel, designed by BAE Systems, being built by the Royal Thai Navy has been launched at a ceremony at the Mahidol Adulyadej Naval Dockyard. HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn launched HTMS Krabi on Friday. The launching comes just 15 months after the vessel’s keel laying ceremony in August 2010. Mick Ord, Managing Director of […]

  • 7 September 2017

    The ReCAAP ISC received a report about a piracy incident occurred on a Thai-flagged Product Tanker MGT 1. The tanker was underway from Rayong port, Thailand to Andaman sea where the incident took place at about 2100 hrs on 6 Sep 17 at 54 nm east of Kuala Dungun, Kuala Terengganu, West Malaysia, at position […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Thai Navy has contracted German defense contractor Rheinmetall for the delivery of an additional training simulator. Under the contract, Rheinmetall’s Simulation and Training unit will supply Thailand with a turnkey system known as the Naval Warfare Training Simulator (NWTS). Worth several million euros, the order includes construction of a new building, including infrastructure. […]

  • 15 February 2013

    Officials from the Royal Thai Navy hosted a reception to kick off exercise Cobra Gold 2013 (CG 13), in Sattahip, Thailand, Feb. 12. “The reception was a great opportunity to interact with our partners in a less formal setting, especially after the long hours of planning with our partners to make Cobra Gold a successful […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Thai Navy has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to purchase nine Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles for its two Naresuan frigates currently undergoing overhauls and upgrades. This LOA increases the total ESSM user community to 13 nations. The Royal Thai ESSMs will be fired from an MK 41 eight-cell […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

        The defence and security company Saab has received two orders from the Royal Thai Navy for the upgrading of combat management and fire control systems on two frigates of the Naresuan class. The total contract amount is MSEK 454 ($73 million). The contracts involve upgrading the frigates with the latest generation of combat […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy welcomed its first South Korean-built frigate in a ceremony at the Sattahip Naval Base on January 7. Named after the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the frigate was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME’s) under a US$410 million contract from August 2013. HTMS Bhumibol Adulyadej is the first of two ships to be […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    British multinational defence company BAE Systems today, January 29, signed a contract with the Thai shipbuilding company Bangkok Dock to assist in the licensed construction of a second 90 metre Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Royal Thai Navy. Under the agreement, BAE Systems will provide engineering support and advice during construction of the vessel in Thailand. BAE […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy has ordered a Type 071E landing platform dock (LPD) ship in what became China’s first export contract for a ship of this class. A signing ceremony for an export version of the Chinese PLA Navy Type 071 was held in China on September 9. The ship will be built by China […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering launched a 3,650-ton frigate for the Royal Thai Navy on January 23. The launching ceremony took place at the company’s shipyard on Geoje Island and was attended by the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, Thailand’s ambassador of to the Republic of Korea and the CEO of DSME, among other […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors from USS Guardian (MCM 5) conducted mine warfare training with the Royal Thai Navy and participated in a community service project during a visit to Chuk Samet, Thailand June 4-6. Thai officers went aboard Guardian and toured the ship. The crew explained concepts of many different systems, including the sonar, mine neutralization vehicle, […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from the US and Royal Thai Navy started the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series in Pattaya, June 14. The multi-nation exercise series is organized in bilateral phases with regional nations and is designed to enhance capabilities in a broad spectrum of naval operations. In its the 24th iteration, the […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy commissioned its second Krabi-class offshore patrol vessel in a ceremony in Sattahip, Chonburi, on September 27. HTMS Prachuap Khiri Khan (hull number 552) was commissioned less than a month after it was launched in early August by Thailand’s Bangkok Dock. Built under a licensing agreement with UK defense contractor BAE Systems, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Personnel from the US and Royal Thai Navy completed the 24th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise in Pattaya, Thailand, June 21. CARAT Thailand 2018 involved over 3,000 military personnel from the US and Royal Thai Navy conducting nearly a dozen exercises at sea, over twenty symposiums and table-top exercises that covered the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Thailand’s Bangkok Dock has launched the Royal Thai Navy’s second Krabi-class offshore patrol vessel, the future HTMS Prachuap Khiri Khan (552). The ship, which was built under a licensing agreement with UK’s BAE Systems, was launched on August 2. It is based on the River-class OPVs currently being built for the Royal Navy by BAE […]

  • 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 […]