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$4.09 Billion in 2021 Defense Budget of Bangladesh

In terms of BDT, the 2021 military budget of Bangladesh is 5% higher than 2020 while in USD it’s just a 0.7% increase. Taka 1672.47 or 196.25 Million USD was allocated for development purposes. Taka 16817 corer or $ 1.97 billion was allocated for the Bangladesh army, 6330 corers or $ 742.78 million USD for Bangladesh Navy and 4743 million USD corers or 556.56 for Bangladesh Airforce in the 2021 military budget of Bangladesh.

4.1 Billion USD: Defense Budget of Bangladesh 2020

In the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget, 4.1 Billion USD has been allocated to the Bangladesh Armed Forces. This is 6.13% of total budget expenditure slightly decreased from last year  8.3% of total annual government expenditure. বাংলা ভার্সন /Bangla Version In 2020 Bangladesh ranked 46 in global military strength ranking. Last year Bangladesh confirmed the purchase …

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Boeing AH-64 Apache For Bangladesh Confirmed

The Boeing Apache dubbed as the world most advance Multi-role attack helicopter is now on the way to join Bangladesh Armed Forces Inventory . Most probably the Apache fleet will Join Bangladesh Army Aviation Group – The  the army aviation unit of the Bangladesh Army. . Bangladesh will be 17th country to operate this advance attack Helicopter . …

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Bangladesh Navy's Type 053H3 Frigates

Bangladsh Navy received two Type 053H3 Guided-Missile Frigate from China . The Bangladesh Navy Jiangwei-II frigates is armed with HQ-7 Surface-to-air missile system . Including this two advance ship Bangladesh Navy now operates Six Frigates . Bangladesh Navy  procured the two China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy frigates under a deal signed in June 2018. The frigates were transferred …

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Saudi Chief of Staff Fayyad Al-Ruwaili Visiting Bangladesh

Saudi Chief of General Staff General Fayyadh bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili  is currently visiting Bangladesh on Invitation of Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed . General Fahd Hameed Al-Ruwili, arrived in Dhaka on November 27, 2012 on a 2-day state visit. During the visit, he will pay a courtesy call on the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina . …

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Bangladesh Air Force orders KRONOS LAND Radar System From Leonardo

Bangladesh Air Force ordered undisclosed number of of Kronos Land 3D radar systems from Italian company  Leonardo . The KRONOS land is a Mobile 3D, multifunctional radar system to support air and coastal defense . It detects and tracks any type of air and maritime threat, such as high speed missiles, low level UAVs, hovering …

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Bangladesh To Sign Defense Deal With USA : US Offered Apache

For many years Bangladesh wanted to purchase heavy weapons from United States . According to the latest development Bangladesh & the US are currently negotiating two agreements ACSA & GSOMIA that are required by the US law for the purchase of its Heavy Military equipment . A US Department of State spokesperson told Jane’s , “The United …

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Skyguard Anti-Aircraft Gun to Boost Bangladesh Army’s Air Defense Capability

Bangladesh army recently added Oerlikon Twin Gun GDF009 to its Adhoc 48 Air Defence Artillery Regiment. The test-firing of the anti-aircraft gun was held  Oct 13, 2019, at Nidania AD Firing Range in Cox’s Bazar. Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed witnessed the firing as the chief guest while high military officials were present. …

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US Air Defense System Failed to Protect Saudi Arabian Infrastructure

Saudi Arabia is armed with branded US air defense system which failed to counter a major attack on the world’s largest oil processing plant at Abqaiq. The attack revealed the limits of US-Made air-defense system. Recently Saudi Arabia deployed six Patriot Missile defense battalion what failed to stop this major attack on Saudi infrastructure. Patriot …

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Sorry Russia! Its Eurofighter Typhoon

Bangladesh’s Air Force released its tender to procure multi-role combat aircraft in 2017. The requirement indicates that the BAF is open to the incorporation of Western NATO standard aircraft, and Russian Multirole fighter system. Multirole is one aircraft with both major roles, a primary air-to-air combat role, and a secondary role like air-to-surface attack. The Bangladesh …

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Bangladesh Air Force to Receive Five C-130J Hercules In 2019

According to Janes weekly Bangladesh Airforce to receive five UK-surplus Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft by the end of 2019. The Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. The C-130J is an update of the Lockheed C-130 Hercule. The Super Hercules has been used extensively by the USAF and …

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Bangladesh Now Make Surface-to-Air Missiles (MANPADS)

Bangladesh started developing its first indigenously built man-portable air defense missiles system in its defense industrial complex. This MANPADS equipped with infrared seeker & resistance to flares. This portable air-defense system designed to engage low flying targets, it has a range of 6 km and a maximum altitude of 13000 Feet. The missile is capable of …

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US selling $1.7 Billion Dollar F-16 to Bulgaria

The United State State department confirmed sale of F-16 to Bulgaria. The aircraft is F-16C/D block 70/72 variety. Approximately 3,000 operational F-16s are in service in 25 countries. With several types of precision-guided and unguided bombs. Bulgaria currently relies on the United States and Britain to participate in joint air policing Bulgaria’s Defense Minister Krasimir …

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Billion Dollar Submarine Base & Submarines to Add in Bangladesh Navy’s Inventory: 2019

Bangladesh government undertook a massive military infrastructure project for Bangladesh Navy to construct a heavily fortified navy submarine base in Bangladesh Cox Bazar district. According to various sources, Bangladesh Navy is going to construct a heavily fortified submarine base in defensive position beside Kutubdia Island channel, Magnama, Pekua Upazila of Cox Bazar . The submarine …

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Link 22 – Bangladesh Armed Forces tactical data link

Bangladesh Armed forces use a secure digital radio link in the HF and UHF bands, primarily used by military forces as a tactical data link Call ” Bangla-22  ” . Its similar radio technology used by NATO, a secure radio system that provides Beyond Line-Of-Sight (BLOS) communications. Bangladesh Navy initiated the program to install tactical datalinks aboard shore establishments, warships, …

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Bangladesh Air Force to get Eurofighter Typhoon, Sukhoi Su-30 & MiG-35.

Bangladesh Air Force to procure 12 Su-30 SME and 32 MiG-35 fighter aircraft for its aging Fleet. The Air Force also wants to diversify its defense equipment sourcing and has put emphasis on procuring NATO-standard military equipment. The Air Force is seeking to bolster its air combat capabilities through the induction of new generation state-of-the-art …

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🇺🇸 USA to Support 🇧🇩 Bangladesh For Developing An Unmanned Aircraft System

The United state Department of Defense will be Supporting Bangladesh for developing an Unmanned Aircraft system (UAS) capability for deployment to UN peacekeeping operations . Statement from the US State department said: “Our pledge includes the provision of at least $13 million in support of Bangladesh’s commitment to develop an unmanned aerial system (UAS) capability …

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Four Female Major Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in Bangladesh Army

Four Female Major Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in Bangladesh Army

In January 24, 2019 , Bangladesh Army promoted 4 female Major to Lieutenant Colonel. Its an another milestone of Women empowerment In Bangladesh . Bangladesh Army Chief of staff General Aziz Ahmed gave the Rank to the newly promoted offices in Army Headquarter , Dhaka Cantonment. Major to Lieutenant colonel Division Lt Col Sanjida Hossain …

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Nobody Can say Army sided with Anybody : Bangladesh Army Chief About 11th Election

In Bangladesh 11th general election Around 50,000 Army personal was deployed as a striking force around the country .Military deployment is a common phenomenon in national elections of Bangladesh . But the allegation of irregularities in presence of Army is rare . Bangladesh army regarded as the most prestigious and trusted organization in Bangladesh . …

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U.S Navy & Marines exercise With Bangladesh Navy in CARAT 2018

Bangladesh Navy started Training exercise with USA navy & Marines in chittagong . Titled Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Started in , Nov. 4 2018. The last training cooperation with US navy was in 2014 . With nearly a half century of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Bangladesh, this year marks the 24th anniversary …

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USD 2.95 Billion for Railway,polytechnic & DGFI , Total 24 Dev project Approved in ECNEC

October 30 , 2018 Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) In the last month of ECNECH meeting of the ruling government, Chaired by Prime Minister sheik Hasina, The committee approved Tk 24,740 crore/ USD 2.95 Billion for 24 development project including infrastructure for Military Intelligence agency Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI). Fund Source  In Taka  In …

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3.45 Billion USD : Defense Budget of Bangladesh 2018-2019

Bangladesh armed forces account for 6 per cent of Bangladesh’s annual budget, totaling $3.2 billion in the year 2017-2018 . The 2018-19 defence budget also amounts to 6.2% of total annual government expenditure and about 1.3% of GDP. Budgetary documents published by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on 7 June show that the new expenditure marks …

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UK-Lockheed Martin Hercules Aircraft in Bangladesh Airforce

On 10 May 2018  Bangladesh Airforce Confirmed acquisition of two UK-surplus Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft form Royal Airforce of United Kingdom. The deal was announced by the Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group on 10 May. Bangladesh armed force witness rapid modernization under the leadership of countries founding father,s Daughter Sheikh Hasina’s AL Government. Bangladesh Now operates two …

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