Army wants 30-odd new helicopters.
- Published: 26 Jul 2011 at 14.30
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The army plans to seek approval from the next government to buy at least 30 new helicopters to replace a fleet that has been in use for over three decades.
Army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday that the Royal Thai Army would seek budget funding in the 2012 fiscal year from the next government to purchase at least 30 new helicopters.
They would replace its current fleet of ageing UH-H1 Huey helicopters.
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