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C-130 military transport aircraft makes emergency landing in Russia

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A Bangladesh Air Force C-130 transport plane made an emergency landing at Khabarovsk airport in Russia. Local officials said two of the plane’s four turboprops failed and it landed safely at Khabarovsk International airport in the Russian Far East. Damage to the aircraft has not been determined. It is specified that there are no casualties […]

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Philippines, Bangladesh to procure 100 Kaplan medium tanks

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The Philippines and Bangladesh have put an order for 100 Kaplan medium tanks which are co-produced by Turkish defense contractor FNSS and Indonesia’s PT Pindad, said Windu Paramata, the head of the medium tank project at Pindad. That was reported by the Anadolu Agency. Paramata said the two countries had expressed willingness to buy 40 to […]

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Two pilots killed in Bangladesh K-8W Karokorum training jet crashes

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Two Bangladesh Air Force pilots were killed on Sunday when their Nanghang K-8W Karokorum training jet crashed at a Book Bhora Baor (water body) near Jessore Airport. According to local bdnews24.com, the pilots have been identified as Squadron Leader Md Serajul Islam and Squadron Leader Enayet Kabir Polash. The K-8W Karokorum advanced jet trainer designed and manufactured jointly by Hongdu Aviation Industry […]

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SIGAS unveils COBRA lightweight multi-purpose UGV platform

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A Bangladesh-based startup called SIGAS has unveiled the new COBRA lightweight multi-purpose Unmanned Ground Vehicle. According to an official press release from SIGAS, the COBRA unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) is a reliable and affordable surveillance solution for security forces who are facing increasingly motivated terrorists. SIGAS has designed the robot to be an affordable but yet reliable platform for […]

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Mi-171 helicopter of Bangladesh Army crashed with Kuwait’ chief of general staff on board

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The Mi-171 multi-purpose helicopter of  Bangladesh Army crashed in northeastern Bangladesh. The Russia-made Mil Mi-171 multi-purpose helicopter of  Bangladesh Army with the chief of general staff of Kuwait Armed Forces Lt Gen Mohammad Khaled Al Khadher & delegation on board crashed in Sylhet (a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh). As a result of the helicopter crash, there […]

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Two Yak-130 of Bangladesh Air Force crash after collision

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A two Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) Yakovlev Yak-130 ‘Mitten’ training aircraft crashed after collision on Wednesday night in the country’s Cox’s Bazar district, 292 km southeast of capital Dhaka, but the pilots ejected safely, said Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) of Bangladesh Army. Two Yak-130 military trainer jets of the BAF collided midair. The four pilots on both […]

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Bangladesh receives refurbished An-32 transport aircraft

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The Bangladesh Air Force has received an Antonov An-32 transport aircraft following an extensive refurbishment effort. The handover of the transport aircraft (S/N 1702) took place on 25 September at the Ukraine’s SE PLANT 410 CA aircraft-repair enterprise located at Kyiv. SE PLANT 410 CA Director General Viktor Gankevich handed over the overhauled aircraft certificates and keys to the pilots-in-command, and […]

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Bangladesh Army looks to buy 680 Ukraine-made multipurpose armored vehicles

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The Directorate General of Defence Purchase (DGDP) is awarding a lucrative contract to Turkish firm Delta Defence for supplying as many as 680 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV) in view of standardizing the Ukraine-made armoured vehicles. That was reported by bdmilitary.com. The Turkish company supplies modified Ukrainian armoured vehicles built as per tender specifications of the Bangladesh […]

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Russia-made Yak-130 aircraft crashed in Bangladesh

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A Bangladesh Air Force Yak-130 combat trainer has crashed at Lohagora in Chittagong and the pilots ejected. The Yak-130 with tail number 102 crashed at Lohagora in Chittagong. The aircraft crashed today at 3 PM during planned flights after technical difficulties. The Yakovlev Yak-130 is a subsonic two-seat advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft or lead-in fighter […]

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Bangladesh orders five Russian Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters

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The Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) inked an order for five Mil Mi-171Sh helicopters from Russian Helicopters on Monday, June 12. That was reported by bdnews24.com. Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Operation & Training) Air Vice Marshal M Naim Hassan signed the contract with Ageev Dmitry, Deputy Chief of Section, Joint Stock Company “Rosoboronexport” in Dhaka. […]

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