Navy commander Adm. Surasak Rungrherngrom reviewed the 1,000 troops as the third parade in six months rolled on with 126 vehicles and 26 armaments at the ACDC’s headquarters in Sattahip. This procession was to mark the ACDC’s 23rd anniversary.
For the 3rd time in 6 months, The Royal Thai Navy’s Air and Coastal Defense Command brought out the big guns to show off its readiness for battle.
Capt. Phaisan Meesri led the 1st Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment with 37mm anti-aircraft cannons, eight paired antiaircraft guns and four 5-M1 directed-fire systems.
The second group was comprised of sailors and armaments from the 2nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment with two 40/70mm anti-aircraft gun, two Flycatchers, six 40/60mm anti-aircraft guns, and a pair of shoulder-fired missiles.
The third parade regiment consisted of 1st Coastal Guards, and sponsoring departments parading six 155mm guns with curved shells and six 130mm guns with straight shells on 16 low trailers.
Sailors and equipment from the ACDC made up the next group, with two radar masters and two 550 Bo-A patrol radars.