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Submarine base nears completion

Royal Thai Navy now 'needs' a fleet

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The Royal Thai Navy plans to complete the construction of a submarine squadron headquarters and training centre in March next year, despite not having any submarines in its fleet. 

Construction on the project began last year at Chon Buri's Sattahip Naval Base. The navy is eyeing the purchase of at least three submarines as part of its next 10-year procurement plan.

Rear Admiral Panu Punyavirocha, Submarine squadron chief

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