Tag Archives: Thailand

Leonardo, Thai Defense Tech Institute Enter Helicopter MRO Partnership

Leonardo and Thailand’s Defense Technology Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer in-country helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services. The MoU also covers technology transfer and creation of MRO service offerings if the Thai government orders Leonardo-built multipurpose helicopters for military and law enforcement use, the company said …

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State Dept OKs Sale of Harpoon Block II Missiles to Thailand

The State Department has cleared Thailand's request to buy RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface-launched missiles and related support services from the U.S. under a potential $24.9 million foreign military sales agreement. Thailand also asked to purchase training support, repair and spare parts, technical documentation, containers, logistics, program assistance and engineering support …

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L3 Subsidiary Lands $90M in Electro-Optical IR Imaging Tech Supply Contracts

L3 Technologies‘ WESCAM subsidiary has received a set of contracts worth more than $90 million combined to provide electro-optical/infrared imaging systems to multiple U.S. and international defense customers. The contracts cover the supply of MX Series EO/IR systems to the U.S. Navy, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command, Thailand’s navy …

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Thales Lands Thailand Navy Contracts for Minehunter Update, Patrol Vessel Combat Suite

Thales has been selected to update the minehunters of Thailand’s navy and provide a combat, navigation and communication suite for the client’s second Krabi-class patrol vessel. The company will oversee the design modifications, repairs, equipment purchase and platform integration for two Bang Rachan-class minehunters, Thales said Friday. It will also equip the ships with …

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Thai Navy Taps Northrop Sperry Marine's Integrated Bridge Systems; Jeanne Usher Comments

A Northrop Grumman business unit has won a contract to provide Thailand's naval forces with Integrated Bridge Systems for installation aboard the country's future frigates. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine will supply several IBS tools, including VisionMaster FT radars, Warship Automatic Identification System, NAVIKNOT speed log, NAVIGAT X MK1 gyrocompass and …

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Thailand Looks to Block Wikileaks

Authorities in Thailand have resorted to emergency powers to restrict access throughout the country to the whistleblowing site Wikileaks, citing security reasons. The order is from a government entity set up to monitor political unrest and oversee the response, according to a spokeswoman at the Ministry of Information and Communication …

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Thailand Sees Increase in Cyber Crime

Thailand’s cyber crime ranking in the Asia Pacific region has grown due to a spike in the country’s online population, according to a new Symantec Internet Security Threat Report. According to Nopchai Tangtritham, senior technical consultant at Symantec Thailand, the report showed Thailand ranked 21 in global malicious activities in …

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