BANGLADESH AIR FORCE RECEIVES K-8W JET TRAINER


BANGLADESH AIR FORCE RECEIVES K-8W JET TRAINER

Bangladesh Air Force receives K-8W jet trainer 2Addressing the induction ceremony of the newly procured K-8W Trainer Aircraft to the air force fleet at BAF Base Bangabandhu at the city’s Kurmitola, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said BAF will get Mi-171, YAK-130 helicopters and PT-6, LET-410 planes soon to turn Bangladesh Air Force into a strategically and technically capable force.

Bangladesh has ordered at total of 9 K-8W Aircraft

Bangladesh Air Force receives K-8W jet trainer2

Armament

Guns: 1× 23 mm cannon pod
Hardpoints: 5, total capacity 1,000 kg (2,205 lb) external fuel and ordnance:
4× under-wing, capacity 250 kg each
1× under-fuselage (23 mm cannon pod mount)
Rockets: 57 mm unguided rocket pods, capacity 24 rounds (2 x pods with 12 rounds each)
Air-to-air missiles: PL-5, PL-7
Bombs: 200 kg, 250 kg unguided bomb, BL755 cluster bomb
Others:
2× 80 gal fuel drop-tanks mounted on outboard under-wing hardpoints

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AUGUST 13, 2014

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