Tags : Submarine


Submarine Budget Taken off Agenda

BANGKOK, July 19 (TNA) – Navy chief Adm Chartchai Srivorakhan took a multi-billion-baht submarine budget request off the agenda of the House committee vetting the 2022 Budget Bill. Adm Chartchai informed the meeting of the special House committee scrutinizing the budget bill of his intention to remove the budget request for two submarines out of […]Read More


Indonesia Recovers Debris Believed to be From Missing Submarine

Communication with the submarine was lost on Wednesday, as it was conducting a torpedo drill in waters north of the island of Bali. According to reports, the oxygen supply in the submarine was expected to run out this morning. A missing Indonesian Navy sub has been discovered in the waters near Bali, at a depth […]Read More


Indonesia: Search on for Submarine Missing off Bali

The Indonesian military is searching for a Navy submarine carrying a crew of 53 that went missing during an exercise off Bali on Wednesday, officials confirmed. The German-made KRI Nanggala-402 disappeared about 95 km (59 miles) north of the island at about 3 a.m. after being cleared to dive, Navy spokesman Julius Widjojono said, adding […]Read More


British diver describes Musk’s mini-sub as PR stunt

A British diver involved in the rescue of a Thai soccer team from the flooded Tham Luang cave system has dismissed Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s proposed mini-submarine as a PR stunt. Vern Unsworth, 63, who played a key role in helping the young footballers safely out of the cave, rejected Musk’s idea to use the […]Read More


Elon Musk delivers mini-sub to Tham Luang Cave

CHIANG RAI, 10th July 2018 (NNT) – Founder of Space X Elon Musk has personally delivered a mini-submarine to Tham Luang Cave so that it may be used if needed to help the remaining members of Moo Pa Academy youth football team who became trapped in the cave on June 23. Famed Space X and […]Read More


Submarine surfacing off Phuket causes stir

PHUKET: The surfacing of a submarine off the west coast of Phuket yesterday (April 29) has caused a stir online, with people posting comments in belief that the submarine was one that Thailand bought from China. The video was posted online by Thanapot Meeboonkit, who said he did not record the video himself. Instead, he […]Read More


Bangkok, Beijing Sign Contract on Delivery of First Submarine to

Thailand and China have signed a contract on the delivery of the first of three submarines that Thailand’s naval forces plan to purchase from Beijing over the course of the next 11 years, media reported Friday. BANGKOK (Sputnik) — According to the Bangkok Post newspaper, the representatives of the Royal Thai Navy and Chinese state […]Read More


RTN clarifies on Chinese submarine deal

The Royal Thai Navy announced today (Monday) that the Yuan-class S26T diesel electric submarine it decided to purchase from China was worth the spending and the sub could operate in the Gulf of Thailand. In its first official statement since the cabinet quietly approved the RTN’s plan to procure one submarine from China at an […]Read More