The exercise is an annual training for sailors, equipment and tactics to be tuned up, he said.
Rear Adm. Somchai Na Banchang (left) opens training for Frigate Squadron 1’s end-of-year Navy exercises.
The Nov. 4-22 exercise will see practice of anti-ship missiles and evaluations from vessel commanders. The three-phase session covered academic education, on-ship training, weapons firing, and boat operations.
Somchai said goals of the training included understanding of surface combat, air defense and anti-submarine attacks.