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RTAF celebrates 40th anniversary of F5 E/F fighter jet, receives upgraded prototype

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F-5E Royal Thai Air Force in Korat.

Royal Thai Air Force Northrop F-5E Tiger II (USAF s/n 76-1673) in Korat. Photo: Ssgt. Jeffrey Clonkey, USAF.

UBON RATCHATHANI, 23 May 2018 (NNT) – The Royal Thai Air Force has held an honor ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of the commissioning of its F5 E/F fighter jet while also unveiling a prototype F5 E.

Royal Thai Air Force Commander, ACM Jom Roongsawang, chaired the anniversary ceremony for the force’s F5 E/F fighter jet, as well as a tandem ceremony to receive its prototype F5 E under a program to enhance the combat capability of Wing 21 in Ubon Ratchathani.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Itiporn Lakarnchua
National News Bureau of Thailand

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