Source : Chinese military China’s military
Bangladesh imports from China are being considered second-hand submarines
Core Tip: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Chittagong recently in his report to the Naval Academy announced that the National Navy submarines equipped with the recent problems may have been in government consideration. British media that the major Chinese naval procurement object may be used inexpensive products.
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According to the Russian military news network reported on January 13, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh in Chittagong recently in his report to the Naval Academy announced that the National Navy submarines equipped with the recent problems may have been in government consideration. British media that the major Chinese naval procurement object may be used inexpensive products.
British “Jane’s Defence Industry” quoted the words of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh reported that, as the main measures to protect its exclusive economic zone, one of the Government of Bangladesh is considering importing from abroad, the possibility of the submarine. She made the report in the Bangladesh Naval Academy, said that countries in the near future will usher in the Navy submarine problem is the government consideration.Although she did not disclose the details of the future procurement of submarines of potential, but given the Bangladesh military budget of only about 15 billion dollars in reality, Bangladesh is most likely to purchase the Chinese Navy used submarines.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said in the other procurement projects, in February 2010 ordered the two AW-109 light utility helicopters will be delivered in mid-2011, will be mainly used for search and rescue operations, protection of the exclusive economic zone and intelligence reconnaissance, planning to deploy to 2001, imports from Korea, “Ban overtime Lake” on the frigate. In addition, Bangladesh is also planning its national Khulna Shipyard and the United Kingdom, the United States by five small patrol boats, to further strengthen its naval strength.
Earlier, Bangladesh was in 2010 the Navy received three ships from the United Kingdom, including an offshore hydrographic survey launches, “Roebuck” sign and two “Castle” class coastal patrol ships. United States also provided to Bangladesh, 16 boats. According to unofficial information, the Chinese supply of two to the Bangladesh Navy, 053H3 type “Jiang Wei” class II-type frigates and three straight -9 helicopter contracts are being implemented.
China is using a variety of flexible and diverse forms of payment and the special credit, and strive to become rich reserves of oil and gas resources of Bangladesh, the main weapons supplier. Previous years, Special Purpose Vehicle Co., Ltd. Baoji in the government of Bangladesh within the framework of the supply of credit-based 4×4 wheeled armored personnel carriers ZFB05 the end of 2009 the company announced the start of a new batch of devices and Bangladesh to supply negotiations. Harvest fly to Bangladesh in 2007 the company supplied 12 F-7BG type, 4 FT-7BG fighters, and the Bangladesh Air Force is currently negotiating supply of JF-17 (FC-1) and the more modern F -10 (FC -20) fighter issues.