Rotorcraft To Be Focus Of Thai Defense Acquisitions

Credit: Black Hawk: U.S. Army
KUALA LUMPUR—Rotorcraft will become a focus of Thailand’s military imports in the coming years, as the Royal Thai Army seeks to renew a fleet of helicopters that dates back to the Vietnam War. An order for four Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawks, likely to come this year, should only mark the beginning of a...
Marhalim Abas

Marhalim Abas, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, covers Southeast Asian defense. He has worked as a journalist specializing in Southeast Asia defense and security since 1994, initially with the New Straits Times newspaper.

Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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