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USN, RTN conduct anti-submarine exercise 26 May, 2016

United States Navy (USN) and Royal Thai Navy (RTN)  are conducting anti-submarine exercises in the Andaman Sea. The bilateral naval training, known as 'Guardian Sea, aims to enhance cooperation between the two navies in anti-submarine warfare and maritime domain awareness

A USN Los Angeles-class attack submarine, Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol craft and the RTN's sole aircraft carrier, the 182 m HTMS Chakri Naruebet RTN's two Chinese-made Naresuan-class frigates, HTMS Naresuan and HTMS Taksin , and an unspecified number of S-70B naval helicopters take part at drill.

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