Ming Class Attack Submarine in Bangladesh navy

Ming Class Attack Submarine in Bangladesh navy

Bangladesh took delivery on Monday of its first submarines, bought from China, as it seeks to boost its naval power in the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh paid a reported $203 million for the two submarines, a deal that reflects the country’s growing economic and defence ties with Beijing. Armed forces spokeswoman Taposhi Rabeya said they would become part of the country’s naval fleet at the beginning of next year. The Ming-class submarines (Type 035) are medium sized diesel-electric submarines. In the 1960s China reverse engineered the Russian Romeo Class into…

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