Thai Navy Harriers join up

Salvador Mate Huertas reports on the transfer of Spanish AV-8Ss and TAV-8Ss to the Royal Thai Navy.

AT THE END of October 1996, seven single-seat AV-8Ss and two dual TAV-8S which had served with 8a Escuadrilla of the Spanish Navy’s Fleet Air Arm for over 20 years, joined the Royal Thai Navy. They became part of 301 Squadron, the strike fighter element of a new air group being established for the new Principe de Asturias class carrier, the RTNS Chakri Naruebet.

The 8a Escuadrilla was commissioned on September 29, 1976, and during the early years it gained valuable carrier utilisation

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Planned Thai Helicopter Deals

US CONGRESS was notified on July 21 by the US Defense Security Co-operation Agency of a possible Foreign Military Sale of two UH-601. Black Hawk helicopters to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). If all options are exercised, the total value of the contract will be $46 million.

The deal would also include spare and repair parts, support equipment, personnel training and training equipment, contractor engineering and technical support services. The RTN will use the helicopters to provide utility lift requirements and help to reduce the variety of different airframe platforms in its inventory. Thailand already has S-70A Black Hawks in

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BEACH AND BEYOND

YOU’LL BE SPOILT FOR POSTCARD-PERFECT SHORELINE IN THAILAND — BUT THE AMAZING EXPERIENCES THAT COME WITH THEM ARE WELL WORTH WRITING HOME ABOUT TOO

THAILAND has the kind of beaches honeymoon fantasies are made of -this was the setting for The Beech after all — pristine white sands, warm turquoise seas and a few obligatory hammocks to hop into to admire the view. With hundreds of islands in the Andaman Sea and Gulf of Thailand — not to mention the coastline of mainland Thailand itself — there’s plenty of opportunity to find a sandy spot all to yourselves.

For a

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Appeasing the Five Senses.

The Barai’s one-directional journey, closeted initially between chromatic maroon walls, begins at the Arrival Court where a series of stepping stones lead to the tunnel-like Arrival Gallery and on to the Wall of Stars. Here, sunlight pours through star-shaped cut-outs on the western wall, displaying constellation-like shapes on the solid wall across. Deliberately designed to slow down guests — physically and mentally -a hushed tranquility descends and transports you into another world.

You walk past admiringly and come to the spectacular ‘salarai’ water court or ‘baray’, the spa’s central core. ‘ Barai ‘ comes from the Khmer word ‘baray’ —

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Residents of the Thai capital Bangkok to flee from the flood

Residents of the Thai capital Bangkok to flee from the flood danger zone

Due to the expected flood, the Thai government announced a five-day holiday for the residents of 21 provinces, including the capital. Thousands of people began to leave their homes in Bangkok on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

Water gradually filled the 12 millionth city after the Chao Phraya River overflowed its banks. In a state of emergency shut down schools, offices, government buildings. Number of evacuees is growing every day and has more than 7,500.

During the three-month flooding in Thailand millions of homes destroyed, about 370 people

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In Kharkov, showed the first tank made for Thailand

  

Today, the state enterprise "Malyshev Plant" presented the first production tank "Hold", madeunder a contract with the army of Thailand.The first production "Hold"

delegation visited the Royal Thai Army, led by the commander of the armored troops Bunsantinom Sansavatom, reports correspondent.

General Director of "Ukroboronprom" Sergey Gromov said that "this tank demonstrates that" Ukroboronprom "fulfill its obligations to Thailand in the agreed time frame."

According to him, the contract will be fully implemented by the end of 2014.

Gromov also noted that the Ukrainian-Thai agreement is of fundamental

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Acquired in Thailand Ukraine BTR-3E1 flashed power on the Singapore-Thai exercise

The Thai government granted the filling of bilateral military-technical cooperation (MTC) with Ukraine and noted excellent performance armor set by Ukrainian partner for the Thai army.

How to write the Thai media, made in Ukraine BTR-3E1 demonstrated excellent results during the 14-ies of bilateral annual joint military exercises in Thailand and Singapore, held March 20 — April 5.

As part of the exercise were worked out the principles of interaction motorized infantry. Exercises were completed firing from different weapons systems. In the competition for eight cars on each side of the Ukrainian BTR-3E1 armored personnel carrier Terrex surpassed Singapore

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Floods in Thailand reached the capital (photo news)

Floods in Thailand reached the capital (photo news) This is interesting

Thailand — the largest rice exporter in the world, but this year's floods, raging north of the capital in July 2011, destroyed more than a quarter of the country's crop. The disaster claimed the lives of 400 people in Thailand and neighboring Cambodia and Vietnam.

Reaching Bangkok, flooding forced the residents to leave the capital for a week. The total loss is about $ 6 billion.

1) 29 October 2011. A woman with a child in the Chao Phraya River.

2) 30 October 2011. Thai soldiers after the wall

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Dozens of Thai provinces hit by drought

Dozens of Thai provinces hit by drought Weather and Climate

More than half of the provinces of Thailand declared a disaster area due to the prolonged dry weather. The situation is worst in the north and north-east, where the lack of rain is felt most acutely. There were in a bind over 100,000 Thais. Almost all of them are farmers who have selected the drought season crop.

In provinces with access to the reservoir "Queen Sirikit", the level of water in which nearly fell, the situation is not as dire. In addition, various organizations, state and local level are trying

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Acquired in Thailand Ukraine BTR-3E1 flashed power on the Singapore-Thai exercise

The Thai government granted the filling of bilateral military-technical cooperation (MTC) with Ukraine and noted excellent performance armor set by Ukrainian partner for the Thai army.

How to write the Thai media, made in Ukraine BTR-3E1 demonstrated excellent results during the 14-ies of bilateral annual joint military exercises in Thailand and Singapore, held March 20 — April 5.

As part of the exercise were worked out the principles of interaction motorized infantry. Exercises were completed firing from different weapons systems. In the competition for eight cars on each side of the Ukrainian BTR-3E1 armored personnel carrier Terrex surpassed Singapore

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