The Royal Thai Navy signed a deal to buy an S26T submarine derived from the PLA Navy’s Yuan-class boat (pictured) last year. Photo: Handout

Chinese shipbuilder starts work on US$411 million submarine for Thai navy

Boat set for delivery in 2023 under deal that highlights closer military ties between Beijing and Bangkok

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The Royal Thai Navy signed a deal to buy an S26T submarine derived from the PLA Navy’s Yuan-class boat (pictured) last year. Photo: Handout
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