Monthly Archive: May 2011

May 28

Armed Wheel Vihicle BTR-3E1 of RTA

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May 28

Royal Thai Army and the Operation in Generating Sustainable Peace in South Deep of Thailand

Since 2004, violations in 3 South Deep provinces of Thailand has been raised by groups of violators using some culturally negative conditions that locally embedded for hundred years trying in order to make Thai Muslim people in the area to feel negatively to, and lessen their supports to central and local government and authorities. As …

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May 28

Royal Thai Army in Supporting of Royal Initiated Projects

Royal Thai Army (RTA) uses its existing manpower and resources to response to His and Her majesty including royal families in supporting of Royal Initiated Projects (RIP). RTA acts as the core of cooperation with other involving governmental units. Importantly, RTA gives the first priority with rapid execution to those RIPs. In the fiscal year …

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May 28

Royal Thai Army’s Humanitarian Disaster Relief Operations

Thailand regularly and occasionally confronts with many kinds of disaster ranging from small to very large scale disasters. Recently, in March 23rd 2011, provinces in southern part of Thailand were facing large heavy floods and landslides. 2,094,595 people of 628,998 households were affected from those disasters. 60 of them were dead. Royal Thai Army (RTA) …

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May 19

Royal Thai Army Today

“…The State shall maintain armed forces tasked with safeguarding Thai sovereignty, providing security for the state and all its national interests, deploying armed forces to battle zone, protecting and defending the Monarchy, upholding a democratic system of government, and when needed participating in national development…”

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May 17

Royal Guards (Thailand)

The Thai Royal Guards were established by King Chulalongkorn the Great of Thailand in 1859, when he was still crown prince. Initially, the Royal Guards were servants with duties such as scaring crows, which led to commoners referring to them as the “Mahardlek Laikar,” roughly translated as “Scarecrow Corps.”

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May 17

Military history of Thailand

The military history of Thailand encompasses a thousand years of armed struggle, from wars of independence from the powerful Khmer Empire, through to struggles with her regional rivals of Burma and Vietnam and periods of tense standoff and conflict with the colonial empires of Britain and France.Thailand’smilitary history, dominated by her centrality in the south-eastern …

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May 16

About us

The Royal Thai Army is the army of Thailand responsible for protecting its sovereignty. It is the oldest and largest branch of the Royal Thai Armed Forces. The army was formed in 1874, partly as a response to new security threats following the Bowring Treaty with Britain, which opened up the country for

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May 16

Thailand and regional Communism (1945–90)

Thailand’s military history in the post-war period was dominated by the growth of Communism across the region, which rapidly became one of the fault lines in the Cold War. Thailand’s successive governments found that the Communist bloc in south-east Asia largely consisted of their historical military rivals, and were increasing drawn both into the regional …

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