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Army Spends 2.2 Billion Baht For More Chinese APCs, Ammo

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Army Spends 2.2 Billion Baht For More Chinese APCs, Ammo

By Teeranai Charuvastra, Staff Reporter

 

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A screencap of a promotional footage of VN-1 armored personnel vehicles. Image: Norinco

 

BANGKOK — The Royal Thai Army’s buying spree shows no signs of letting up with the disclosure Friday it has committed to spending another 2.2 billion baht on more military hardware from China.

 

According to it purchase orders published on the army’s ordnance department, the force will acquire three armored personnel carriers, 12 mobile artillery units, 10 maintenance vehicles, 12 armored command vehicles and three armored medical vehicles.

 

Full story: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/2019/02/01/army-spends-2-2-billion-baht-for-more-chinese-apcs-ammo/

 

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Deal with the devil could leave Thailand open to blackmail / pressure in future.

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Eastern economic corridor is doing business just so happens

its all one way at the moment,

 well it is the year of the pig after all!

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