Daily Archives: February 6, 2015

BANGLADESH NAVY IS TO GET 1 BILLION DOLLAR CREDIT FROM CHINA

BANGLADESH NAVY IS TO GET 1 BILLION DOLLAR CREDIT FROM CHINA  Dhaka will soon engage in negotiations with Beijing to secure one billion US dollar credit line which will be spent on purchase of Chinese naval equipment, new naval platforms … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH INCREASES DEFENCE BUDGET BY 8.4%

BANGLADESH INCREASES DEFENCE BUDGET BY 8.4% Jon Grevatt & Craig Caffrey Bangladesh has announced a defence budget of BTD164.6 billion (USD2.1 billion) for fiscal year (FY) 2014-15, a year-on-year increase of 8.4%. The defence expenditure includes BTD160 billion for “non-development” … Continue reading

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NEW CHINESE FRIGATE FOR NAVY

NEW CHINESE FRIGATE FOR NAVY Farrukh Khosru  China launched a new frigate built for the Bangladesh Navy. The frigate, with a displacement of 1,300 tonnes and a maximum speed of 25 knots, is 90 metres long and measures 11 metres … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH NAVY – MODERNIZATION

BANGLADESH NAVY – MODERNIZATION (Article Part-I) The most formidable ships in the navy were three vintage frigates purchased from Britain in the late 1970s. These included two Leopard-class Type 41 frigates, renamed Abu Bakr and Ali Haider, and one Salisbury-class … Continue reading

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A GLIMPSE OF BANGLADESH AIR FORCE’S NEWLY INDUCTED K-8W KARAKORUM TRAINING JETS

A GLIMPSE OF BANGLADESH AIR FORCE’S NEWLY INDUCTED K-8W KARAKORUM TRAINING JETS The Inter Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR) says those were bought as part of the government’s effort to modernise the force. It says the force’s pilots will now … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH NAVY TO RECEIVE K-8W, MI-171SH AIRCRAFT

BANGLADESH NAVY TO RECEIVE K-8W, MI-171SH AIRCRAFT Ridzwan Rahmat, Singapore – IHS Jane’s Navy International The Bangladesh Navy will take delivery of nine K-8W training aircraft from China by the end of 2014, Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and … Continue reading

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MASSIVE ASSAULT RIVER CROSSING EXERCISE BY BANGLADESH ARMED FORCES

MASSIVE ASSAULT RIVER CROSSING EXERCISE BY BANGLADESH ARMED FORCES Massive assault River crossing exercise by Bangladesh Armed Forces.8000 soldiers participated in Winter Drill. With jet fighters in the sky, and tanks and APCs on the ground, the 55 Infantry Division carried … Continue reading

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