Thai Defence Trade Opportunities

Sookpradist, Kitisorn
October 2005
Military Technology;Oct2005, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p66
Reports that the Thai government's military policy is gearing toward an efficient Thai Armed Forces, with modernized equipment and interoperability between military branches and foreign allied forces. Market growth and trade opportunities; Major factors affecting the Thai military's thinking about defense procurement; Military budget approved by the Thai Cabinet in fiscal years 2005-2007 to finance several Royal Thai Army weapons; Information on Thai defense structure, land forces, Navy and Air Force.


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