Royal Thai Marine Corps Receive VN16 NORINCO Amphibious Tanks

  • Our Bureau
  • 06:29 AM, May 31, 2021
  • 2648
Royal Thai Marine Corps Receive VN16 NORINCO Amphibious Tanks
Thailand's NORINCO VN16 vehicle @via Twitter.

China’s NORINCO recently reportedly delivered three VN-16 light amphibious tanks to the Royal Thai Marine Corps.

The tank, an export version of the LPT ZTD-05, was delivered to the Sattahip naval base at the end of May.

Thailand signed a contract for the Norinco vehicles worth $13 million in September 2020.

VN-16, is a direct-fire version of Norinco’s ZTD-05 amphibious assault vehicle. It is fitted with a turret armed with a 105 mm rifled gun, 7.62 mm co-axial machine gun, and banks of 76 mm grenade launchers.

Also Read

Thai Military to Buy 600 Light Trucks from India's Tata Motors

August 26, 2020 @ 11:41 AM

Thailand Delays Chinese Submarine Deal Over Coronavirus-forced 33% Budget Cut

April 20, 2020 @ 11:46 AM

Thai Army Selects Israeli HarTech’s Wargaming System

March 11, 2020 @ 02:47 AM

Thai Air Force Lists Fighter Jet, Other Procurement Programs in White Paper

February 20, 2020 @ 03:11 PM

Thai Navy to Pay in Yearly Instalments for Chinese Submarines

July 19, 2021 @ 08:10 AM

Royal Marines Conduct Training Raids along Lithuania’s Coast in a Message to...

June 30, 2021 @ 06:40 AM