The Kingdom has decided to buy Chinese counterparts.
“It seems that Ukraine has lost Thailand as the main buyer of their APCS on the world market”, – reports the edition.
The value of imports from China APC is 59,325 million baht per unit – nearly $1.7 million Total cost of the procurement will exceed 2 billion baht ($58 million).
With the Chinese side also signed an agreement worth 400 million baht (about us $11.4 million) for the modernization of the enterprise bronetancovogo Thai army for the organization of repair of armored vehicles of the Chinese – made tanks, type 85 and purchased VT4 tanks and armored personnel carriers ZBL09.
Chinese tank VT4 Thailand also decided to purchase instead of the Ukrainian “Oplot”.
The publication also notes that the Chinese ZBL09 armored personnel carriers little known in the world, and this armored personnel carrier was exported only once to Venezuela for 40 pieces.
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