Oct 23, 2014

Thailand Buys 5 EC645 for Navy and 2 EC725 for Air Force

Thailand’s navy and air force will acquire two Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft types: the light-utility EC645 T2 and the 11-ton-class EC725.
The Royal Thai Navy signed for five EC645 T2s to be deployed on transport duties and other missions, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2016. Its purchase represents the first export order of this militarized version of the EC145 T2
The Royal Thai Air Force’s reorder of Airbus Helicopters’ EC725, the military service is obtaining two EC725 tactical transport rotorcraft for SAR/CSAR missions, operating from Wing 2 at Lop Buri Air Base. These aircraft will be provided in 2017, joining the four previously-ordered EC725s booked in 2012 for deliveries from 2015.
EC725 is currently operated by the military forces of France, Brazil, Mexico, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

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