A military model of S-26T submarine. Photo: HandoutA military model of S-26T submarine. Photo: Handout
A military model of S-26T submarine. Photo: Handout

Thai-China submarine deal backlash shows pressure on Prayuth to defend arms buying spree

  • Since Prayuth Chan-ocha took power in 2014, Thailand has increasingly been arming itself with weapons from China
  • As Thailand’s order of two Chinese submarines stalls, one analyst says US-China tensions could be behind the deal’s delay

Topic |   Thailand
A military model of S-26T submarine. Photo: HandoutA military model of S-26T submarine. Photo: Handout
A military model of S-26T submarine. Photo: Handout
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