Subplots in Thailand’s submarine setback

n June 2015, several announcements suggested that Thailand would acquire three Chinese submarines for 36 billion baht (US$1.03billion). But by mid-July, Thai Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon stated that the proposal would be deferred and subject to further review.

‘Deeply regrettable’: Japan sidelined as Australia awards submarine contract to France

Japan had offered to build Australia a variant of its 4,000 tonne Soryu submarine - but risked antagonising China, Australia’s top trading partner

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