UAS market leader Schiebel has been awarded its second contract in just three years by
the Royal Thai Navy, signed with Lt. General Apichai Sompolkrang, Director of the Naval
Acquisition Management Office in Bangkok. RTN Programme Director, Captain Anurat
Siriwong, witnessed the contract signature.
“We are proud to win this very important follow-on contract with RTN. Having successfullyHans Georg Schiebel, Chairman of the Schiebel Group.
delivered the first CAMCOPTER® S-100 system on time and on budget, we continue to
prove the system’s outstanding maritime and ISR capabilities. This additional contract is
evidence of trust in Schiebel by the RTN and its plans for the S-100 to be part of their
long-term UAS strategy. This is very exciting for us. We are the only rotary UAS of its
class with hundreds of thousands of flight hours and our experience speaks for itself,”
The contract will be completed before the end of 2022 and the RTN will deploy the
CAMCOPTER® S-100 systems for land and sea based Intelligence, Surveillance and
Reconnaissance (ISR) operations. Schiebel won its first contract with the RTN in 2019
and those helicopters are fully operational in Thailand.