Aria International Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aria International Holdings Incorporated (OTCBB: ARAHE). Aria International Inc. is a company focused on providing specialized surveillance and communications solutions to a global customer base. Aria operates as a solutions provider, systems integrator, and operator of surveillance and communications systems.

Aria International announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Kingdom of Thailand’s Royal Thai Army to provide in-country surveillance and communications solutions and services. The Royal Thai Army agreed to purchase certain intelligence and surveillance equipment from Aria for a total purchase price of $9.7 million.

As part of the contract, Aria will also provide the Thai Army with certain ancillary services including installation, training and the construction of an airship hangar. The company is responsible for integrating all system components and delivering a complete turn-key solution, conducting initial operations and continuing maintenance tasks as well as providing the training to Thai Army personnel on the equipment.

The surveillance system that Aria sold to the Thai Army consists of a manned airship with special state-of-the-art imaging and communications systems, a state-of-the-art mobile command and control vehicle, and upgrades to existing communications and facilities to receive real-time surveillance data. The company will also install and integrate high-definition day/night camera systems on select army helicopters. These added capabilities are expected to help the Thai Army better combat terrorism and drug trafficking.