Thailand's Armed Forces To Modernise, Says Gen Yuthasak

The Royal Thai Armed Forces needs to be modernised to meet new security challenges, Deputy Defence Minister Gen Yuthasak Sasiprapha said.

"It is undeniable that the nature of new security challenges of today are often seen as multi dimensional and transnational. It is therefore necessary for the armed forces to modernise their capabilities and cooperate with other nations to meet those challenges," he said in his speech when opening the Defence & Security 2013 exhibition here.

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