KUALA LUMPUR—Thailand wants full access to the core software of the fighters it plans to buy in 3-5 years to replace some Lockheed Martin F-16s. The policy could become a key influence on the choice of fighter because it wants the ability to independently develop, modify and add equipment, sensors and weapons without relying on the aircraft manufacturer.  The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) is expected to order up to 24 fighters within five years. Among the contenders are the Saab ...


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