Newbuild frigate delivered to Royal Thai Navy
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering delivered on Friday, December 14, a newbuild DW 3000F class frigate to the Royal Thai Navy.
HTMS Tachin is slated to arrive in Thailand in early January and will begin operational sailing soon afterwards.
The ship’s armament includes an OTO Melara 76-millimetre naval gun, Harpoon anti-ship missiles, Standard and Evolved Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missiles, torpedoes, and a 20-millimetre Phalanx close-in weapon system (CIWS).
A second DW 3000F frigate for the Royal Thai Navy will be built in Thailand.