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Air Force eyes six more Gripen jets

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The Royal Thai Air Force is considering buying six additional Gripen fighter jets from Sweden at a cost of 18 billion baht, according to air force chief Prajin Jantong. 

The last batch of three Gripen fighter jets from Sweden were commissioned for service at Wing 7 in Surat Thani on Wednesday. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)

Air Chief Marshal Prajin said on Wednesday that the air force would have to wait for the government to approve any future purchase of the jets due to the high cost. 

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