| 29 Jun 2015 13:41:54
Sebenarnya Thailand memilih kapal selam buatan China tipe S-26T ($ 355 million) disebabkan kapasitasnya lebih besar dari German dan Korea Selatan (asal kloaning yg diupgraded) memiliki AIP power system dan longer underwater navigation, malah harganya lebih tinggi dari German ($ 290 million) dan Korea Selatan ($ 40 million). Simak sumber berita independent Hongkong Phonenix :
This week, Chinese Foreign submarines have gains, although not yet formally signed, but Thailand has decided to buy conventional submarines made in China, compared to other competitors, the price of Chinese submarine highest bid appears the reason, and not just money.
Thai Chinese-made submarine
Friday's "Bangkok Post" said that the Thai Navy has determined that purchasing Chinese submarines, according to reports, the Thai Navy Procurement Committee inside news source said, the Navy has decided to purchase Chinese-made submarines, three submarines price per ship 12 billion baht , or about $ 355 million.
The main rival to beat China from South Korea and Germany, since the Korean submarine program is to provide German system provides 209's improved "Jang Bo" submarine, so this competition can be seen as competition between Chinese and German submarines . For the late 60s only with full production capacity of China in terms of the submarine, just beat the "century-old" German submarine, enough glory while the Chinese submarine industry.
According to Thai media reports, the German 209/1400 type offer $ 290 million, 210 submarine price unknown; South Korea, "Jang Bo" class cost $ 330 million; Chinese submarine S-26T, sold for $ 355 million. Chinese submarine highest price, but by the Thai Navy's favor. This is one of the doorways, have analyzed in these three submarines.
That several submarines, no suspense out of the most natural is South Korea's "Jang Bo" class submarines, the submarine-based German-made submarines 209/1200 evolved and improved its mainly South Korea to upgrade its weapons systems and detection system. In contrast, the German-made type of tonnage greater 209/1400, weapons and detection systems are almost the same, the price is cheap $ 40 million, plus the country of origin, nature than South Korea's "knockoff" more attractive. German-made 210 model is more advanced, but the boat tonnage of smaller, only 1,100 tons, although the performance, but obviously not as sustained combat capability underwater larger submarine is more reliable.