Advanced fighter purchase : heralding Thai military modernisation programme
Date of Issue2008
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Thailand’s recent US$600m purchase of six Swedish JAS 39 Gripen fighters, one Saab 340 aircraft equipped with the Erieye AEW radar systemand a command-and-control system to link the fighters with the Erieye airborne early warning system may signal the start of a military modernization programme for the Thai Armed Forces.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Military and naval science::Strategy::Asia
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