T-50 Golden Eagle fighter aircraft

Cabinet nod for Bt8.8-bn Korean fighter training jets

THE CABINET yesterday approved a Bt8.8-billion purchase of eight T-50TH Golden Eagle fighter training aircraft from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) of South Korea, which the military said would not be too much of a burden on the national budget.

The purchase of the aircraft brings the total value of military hardware bought under the ruling junta since the coup of 2014 to a total of Bt 72.7 billion.

Full story: The Nation

By WASAMON AUDJARINT,
ATTAYUTH BUTSRIPOOM
THE NATION

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