Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwannarat and his counterpart from
Ng Eng Hen, on Friday discussed plans to look for a larger training camp for
Singaporean soldiers. Singapore
ACM Sukumpol said
's Defence Ministry did
not want a permanent camp like Sai Yok in Kanchanaburi, where Singaporean
soldiers have been training for more than 30 years. Singapore
Sources said the Singaporean army wanted to expand the scale of its excercises, for battle tanks and artillery.
The new site might be at Dan Lan Hoi village in Sukhothai, they said.