Thailand to Increase Military Cooperation with South Korea

Thai Defense Minister Sutin Klungsang deliberated with the arms industry South Korean Defense Minister Shin Won-sik, during an official visit to South Korea that ended today, March 30th.

Klungsang reportedly expressed interest in working with South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Admiration, stating: “The Defense Ministry is particularly interested in cooperating with the DAPA, and we expect mutual benefit for both countries in promoting the defense industry.”

DAPA is a major part of the South Korean Ministry of Defense, which oversees the production of defense contracts.

Shin briefed Sutin on the weapons systems of South Korea and expressed his hope that South Korean defense companies would take an interest in Thailand’s military. Sutin claimed his visit was aimed at exploring major defense companies and expanding opportunities.