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Pentagon turns down Thailand’s bid for F-35s

The United States Department of Defence has unofficially declined Thailand’s bid to buy F-35 fighter jets, and instead offered F-16 Block 70 and F-15 eagle fighters, a Royal Thai Air Force source said.

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The source said the Pentagon’s message was conveyed by US ambassador Robert F Gordec when he called on Royal Thai Air Force chief ACM Alongkorn Wannarot at RTAF headquarters at Don Mueang two weeks ago.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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