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Thai Navy buys advanced missiles

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The Royal Thai Navy has purchased nine Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile systems from US defence manufacturer Raytheon, the company announced Tuesday. 

A Sea Sparrow missile is fired from a launcher on a US aircraft carrier. (US Navy photo)

A statement from Raytheon headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia, just outside Washington, said Thai officials recently signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) with the US government for the system.

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