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Singapore Airshow 2020: Thai army to operate disaster relief Kamovs

5th February 2020 - 06:15 GMT | by Sompong Nondhasa in Bangkok

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The Royal Thai Army (RTA) signed an MoU with the country’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) on 30 January, to use Ka-32A11BC helicopters for disaster relief and to maintain their readiness for operations.

The MoU’s objective is to promote aviation co-operation between the two agencies to use equipment and Ka-32A11BC aircraft, including aviation personnel, with the aim of increasing disaster relief effectiveness.

For the RTA’s part, it will support air operations and aircraft management, including arranging personnel to operate and use the helicopters.In addition, a joint aviation working group has been appointed to supervise aircraft utilisation for the

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Sompong, a Thai national living in Bangkok, is a fulltime photojournalist and editor of the …

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