Shark tail Gripens


Chen Chuanren visited the Royal Thai Air Force’s JAS 39 Gripenequipped Wing 7 to take a look around

Two Royal Thai Air Force JAS 39Ds at Darwin, Australia during Exercise Pitch Black 2018.
Chen Chuanren

Thailand’s air defence is the responsibility of the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) operating aircraft and systems at 11 air bases situated around four main regions: North, North Eastern, Central and Southern. Established in 1982, the Air Force’s Wing 7 based at Surat Thani is responsible for defending Thailand’s entire Southern region.

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