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Navy to kick off submarine unit Monday

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The Submarine Squadron will make its debut on Monday in a move that underscores the Royal Thai Navy's push for having submersibles added to the naval fleet. 

One of four submarines arrives in Bangkok from Japan in 1938. The navy will open the Submarine Squadron on Monday and needs submarines again. (Photo from Submarine Squadron Facebook)

The squadron and training centre for submarines will be officially opened by navy chief ADM Narong Pipattanasai at Sattahip naval base in Chon Buri province, the unit said on its Facebook page.

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