India’s Garden Reach Ship Builders (GRSE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Khulna Shipyard Limited (KSY) of Bangladesh to help the country in design and construction of warships. The MoU was signed on May 8 this year.
“KSY, an independent commercial enterprise under the Ministry of Defence, Government of Bangladesh, and operated by the Bangladesh Navy, had earlier expressed keenness to develop its skills and know-how for design and construction of ships at its facility at Khulna and other subsidiary locations...,” Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said in a written reply in the parliament Wednesday.
Incidentally, Bangladesh has procured two conventional diesel-electric submarines from China. When Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba visited Bangladesh last month, both sides explored new avenues for cooperation. The two countries also instituted the Indian Navy-Bangladesh Navy Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT), which will be an annual feature. The Hindu reported Thursday.
The Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) has inked a deal to purchase an unspecified number of C-130J Mk5 transport aircraft from the United Kingdom. “Under a government-to-government agreement, the handing over ceremony of title transfer of newly procured C-130J Mk5 military transport aircraft from UK to Bangladesh Air Force was held in UK on July 12 in presence of Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat”, a Bangladesh MoD statement said on Tuesday
Bangladesh Air Forces (BAF) Chinese-made K8-W trainer aircraft crashed into the Bookbhora Oxbow lake in Jessore Sunday night. Two pilots were killed when the training aircraft they were flying crashed into a water body in Jessore,
Bangladesh has signed a government to government contract with China to buy an additional batch of K-8W jet trainers for its Air Force. The contract was signed between the Bangladesh Air Force and China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC, part of the Chinese state corporation AVIC) on Wednesday
Chinas top shipbuilder China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) on Monday launched the third Shadhinota-class C13B corvette for the Bangladesh Navy, according to
Boeing said on Friday that it has completed the first flights of Apache and Chinook military helicopters which will be delivered to India next year. “We look forward to delivering this phenomenal capability to India,” said David Koopersmith, vice president and general manager, Boeing Vertical Lift
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