Royal Thai Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Thai Air Force
Nationality: Thailand
Web Address: http://www.rtaf.mi.th/
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Airbus to supply additional EC725 helicopters to Royal Thai Air Force

Airbus Helicopters has been awarded a contract to enhance the Thai military's airborne capabilities through the supply of two of its mission-ready helicopters.Under the contract, the company will supply additional two 11t-class EC725 helicopters to the ... [Published Air Force Technology - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Keeping the Tigers Flying

Israel's Elbit Systems announced yesterday that it was awarded contracts from an Asian country in a total amount of approximately $85 million.A pilot of the Royal Thai Air Force preparing for a mission in an upgraded F-5T, wearing a DASH helmet. Note ... [Published Defense Update - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand grows EC725 order, adds EC645 T2s

Thailand has added to a recent planned acquisition of Airbus Helicopters UH-72A Lakotas with a separate deal for five light-utility EC645 T2s and two 11t EC725s.To be operated by the Royal Thai Navy, the EC645 T2s are the latest version of the twin-engined ... [Published Flight International - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

World's best airport bike paths

Bicycles and airplanes might not seem like the greatest travel partners.Yet two wheels and two wings can co-exist in surprisingly beautiful ways.Consider the airport bike path, an increasingly popular feature at airports around the world.Some allow travelers ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Thai defence budgets increased

According to the organisers, substantial increases for Thailand’s defense and security agencies have heightened the importance of attending Thailand’s Defense & Security 2015 -  a special window of opportunity for manufacturers of Defense and Security ... [Published SecurityWorldHotel.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Military in line for doctorates

A bill to allow military academic institutes to offer doctoral education passed its first reading by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday.With five abstentions, the NLA voted 206 to accept in principle the bill, known as the Act on Academic ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 3 reports

Vector Aerospace signs contract to supply Royal Thai Air Force with engine and component parts

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America has signed an agreement with the Royal Thailand Air Force (“RTAF”) to provide PT6T engine accessories including fuel control units and governors and combining gearboxes for the RTAF’s fleet of Bell ... [Published AviTrader - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Kraison sets 10-year target to make navy best in Asean

Navy commander Adm Kraison Chansuwanit vowed to transform the Royal Thai Navy into one of Asean's leading military forces during his first day in office yesterday, saying it will take him 10 years to achieve his aim.Adm Kraison succeeded Adm Narong Pipathanasai, ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

ROYAL THAI AIR FORCE SELECTS PIAGGIO AERO P.180 AVANTI II AS A PHOTO RECONNAISSANCE SPECIAL MISSION AIRCRAFT

Villanova d’Albenga (Italy )  30h  September 2014: The  Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) and Piaggio Aero Industries (Piaggio Aero) are pleased to announce that Piaggio Aero  has been selected as the winner bidder by the RTAF Special Procurement Committee ... [Published BART International - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand's new armed forces chiefs take office

K, Oct 1 -- Thailand's new armed forces chiefs are among the government officials assuming office today, and some attended ceremonies to officially receive their new responsibilities.At the Royal Air Force Academy, Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong handed ... [Published MCOT - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Piaggio Aero: Royal Thai Air Force selects P-180 Avanti II as a photo reconnaissance special mission aircraft

UsernamePasswordMemorize the usernameMemorize the password ... [Published Avio News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

Thai Air Force chief proposes ASEAN Search and Rescue Centre

NAY PYI TAW, Sept 25 -- Thai Air Force commander Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong proposed establishing an ASEAN Search and Rescue Centre today at the 11th ASEAN Air Chiefs Conference in the Myanmar capital today.The conference was chaired by Myanmar ... [Published MCOT - Sep 25 2014]

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Airbus Helicopters Region South East Asia & Pacific head Philippe Monteux said: "By acquiring both the EC645 T2 and EC725, Thailand will be operating two of the most capable helicopters in their categories, delivering high levels of mission flexibility with their modern avionics and rugged airframes."
...80billion Baht – an increase of 5.27% from 2014." says GML Exhibitions Ltd, organisers of the show due to take place in November 2015 in Bangkok.  "The Royal Thai Army will receive Bt 5,920 million – an increase of 4.81%, and the Royal Thai Navy has been allocated Bt 37,587 million– a rise of 4.73%.  The Royal Thai Air Force budget has been raised to 35,707 million Baht – an increase of 6.70% and the Royal Armed Forces, will receive Bt 14,812 million – a slight decrease of 0.34% from the previous year.  Additionally the Internal Security Operations Command is to receive 806 million Baht – an increase of almost 8% while the Royal Thai Police will get Bt 91,167 million– an increase of 5.80%."
"In Asean today, we have to start realising the problems related to the dangers and the loss of aircraft in this region.  Such problems have impacts on regional security regarding air transportation."
"After retiring as the headmaster at the RTN, I have to work in the same position at the Education Ministry which has its own problems that the premier wants solved."

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Airbus to supply additional EC725 helicopters t... [Published Air Force Technology - 4 hours ago]
Keeping the Tigers Flying [Published Defense Update - 19 hours ago]
Thailand grows EC725 order, adds EC645 T2s [Published Flight International - Oct 22 2014]
World's best airport bike paths [Published WDSU New Orleans - Oct 21 2014]
Thai defence budgets increased [Published SecurityWorldHotel.com - Oct 20 2014]
Thaicom Provide Satellites to Thai Royal Army [Published Thailand News and Press Releases - Oct 16 2014]
Military in line for doctorates [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 10 2014]
Vector Aerospace signs contract to supply Royal... [Published AviTrader - Oct 09 2014]
Vector supplies engine parts, components to Roy... [Published Vertical Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
Vector Aerospace: Supplying Royal Thai Air Force [Published Helicopter Association Int. - Oct 08 2014]
Kraison sets 10-year target to make navy best i... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 02 2014]
ROYAL THAI AIR FORCE SELECTS PIAGGIO AERO P.180... [Published BART International - Oct 01 2014]
Piaggio Wins Photo Recon Aircraft Contract From... [Published Aero-News Network - Oct 01 2014]
Thai air force to order reconnaissance-roled Av... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Oct 01 2014]
Thailand's new armed forces chiefs take office [Published MCOT - Oct 01 2014]
Piaggio Aero: Royal Thai Air Force selects P-18... [Published Avio News - Sep 30 2014]
Thai Air Force selects Piaggio Avanti II for re... [Published Jane's - Sep 30 2014]
RBAirF Commander Attends 11th Asean Air Chief C... [Published BruDirect - Sep 30 2014]
ASEAN air chiefs attend key Myanmar meeting [Published Brunei Times - Sep 30 2014]
Thai air force to order reconnaissance-roled Av... [Published Flight International - Sep 29 2014]
Thailand Transport Minister Jets Budget Class t... [Published Phuket Wan - Sep 28 2014]
Thai Air Force chief proposes ASEAN Search and ... [Published MCOT - Sep 25 2014]
RTAF chief wants Asean rescue centre [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 25 2014]
History: The Thai army's struggle for power ove... [Published Phuket Gazette - Sep 25 2014]
Thailand joins ASEAN Air Chiefs Conference [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Sep 24 2014]
ACM Prajin visits Myanmar for ASEAN Air Chiefs ... [Published MCOT - Sep 24 2014]
MOF Permanent Secretary Received the Honorable ... [Published Ministry of Finance - Thailand - Sep 19 2014]
Global Radars Market [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 16 2014]
Navy holds sendoff for Narong [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 16 2014]
Top Guns tear-up Top End [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 23 2014]
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Thai air force to order reconnaissance-roled Av... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Oct 01 2014]
The Royal Thai Air Force’s deputy chief of air staff, Air Chief Marshal Sutthiphan Kritsanakhup and Piaggio Aero Industries’ government sales director Francescomaria Tuccillo on 29 September reached an agreement in Rome for the delivery of one P180 ...
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LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Radars in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Land Based Surveillance, Air Defense Surveillance, Naval Surveillance, and Others. The report provides separate ...
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29 April  9.40 am: Australian Exploration Company claims plane is in Bay of Bengal An Australian marine exploration company has claimed that it has found the wreckage of the crashed Malaysian plane in the Bay of Bengal, 5,000 km away from the current ...
Live: Aus company claims that MH370 could be in... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - May 02 2014]
29 April  9.40 am: Australian Exploration Company claims plane is in Bay of Bengal An Australian marine exploration company has claimed that it has found the wreckage of the crashed Malaysian plane in the Bay of Bengal, 5,000 km away from the current ...
Live: Aus company claims that MH370 could be in... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 30 2014]
29 April  9.40 am: Australian Exploration Company claims plane is in Bay of Bengal An Australian marine exploration company has claimed that it has found the wreckage of the crashed Malaysian plane in the Bay of Bengal, 5,000 km away from the current ...
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