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Eight-Day US-Thailand Military Drills Underway to Build Maritime Cooperation

© AP Photo / Sakchai Lalit(File) A helicopter takes off from HTMS Angthonga helipad before a patrol demonstration to the media on a Thai naval ship in Phuket province Friday, May 29, 2015
(File) A helicopter takes off from HTMS Angthonga helipad before a patrol demonstration to the media on a Thai naval ship in Phuket province Friday, May 29, 2015 - Sputnik International
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US Department of Defense announced that 23rd annual joint military exercise between the US and Thai navies this week will feature eight days of shore-based and at-sea training events in multiple warfare areas.

South Korea and US Marines run to a position during a joint military drill at a fire training field in the southeastern port of Pohang on July 6, 2016 - Sputnik International
Some 3,600 US Personnel to Participate in Joint Exercise in Thailand
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The 23rd annual joint military exercise between the US and Thai navies this week will feature eight days of shore-based and at-sea training events in multiple warfare areas, the US Department of Defense announced in a press release on Monday.

"The exercise features a robust sea phase with surface warfare maneuvering tactics, small-boat operations, manned and unmanned helicopter flight operations, communication exercises and more," the release stated.

The shore phase will involve training across a range of naval competencies, including search and seizure operations, diving and salvage, explosive ordnance disposal and medical training, the release explained.

While the exercise series remains bilateral at its core, additional countries, including the Philippines and Singapore, will participate in select the exercise named Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT), the release noted.

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