Bangladesh is set to acquire a single Airbus C295W medium airlifter for its Army Aviation.
The aircraft, in transport configuration, will be delivered in the second half of 2017 under a contract that also includes customer support and training, Airbus said in a statement Tuesday.
The C295W is qualified for the transport of troops and bulky/palletized cargo, para-trooping and medical evacuation. It is the first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft to be operated by Bangladesh Army Aviation.
Saudi Arabia has sought Bangladeshs cooperation in receive training for its border guards and technical assistance for the development of Saudis Air Force. Saudi Arabian Deputy Minister of Defence Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al-Aish met Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and discussed different aspects of cooperation in various sectors, including defence, BDNews24 reported last month
MASA has delivered a completely customized version of its wargame with automated forces, SWORD, to the Bangladesh Army, in order to equip its Computerized War-Game Center (CWGC). The Bangladesh Army Training and Doctrine Command (ARTDOC) has chosen to employ SWORD for command post training from Battalion to Division level
Russian Helicopters has delivered a batch of five military transport Mi-171Sh helicopters to Bangladesh's Ministry of Defence. In addition to regular cargo transportation operations and border security provision, the new Mi-171Sh will be used in UN humanitarian missions and in regions facing complex crime problems, the company said in a press release last Friday
Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) unit Elta's ELM-2022A maritime patrol radar will be installed in 16 aircraft to be supplied to Canada's search and rescue service. IAI has announced that it was recently awarded a new contract by Airbus Defense & Space to supply 16 ELM-2022A maritime patrol radars
Airbus has awarded CAE a C$200 million contract for a comprehensive C295W aircrew and maintenance training solution to support the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) program. Over the next 11 years including the options to extend an additional 15 years would take the value to more than C$300 million, the company said in a statement Monday
Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar during his two days visit has proposed a number of new initiatives to strengthen the capability of Bangladesh Armed Forces. During the visit, which concluded Thursday, Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had wide-ranging discussions with the political and military leadership of Bangladesh to further strengthen the ties between the armed forces of both the countries
Bangladesh has received the first among two submarines, it purchased from China under $203 million deal. The submarines would be commissioned into the naval fleet at the beginning next year, Armed forces spokeswoman Taposhi Rabeya was quoted as saying by
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