British media said Bangladesh is considering the import of Chinese submarines (Figure)
Chinese Song-class naval equipment made improved conventional submarines
LONDON January 14 news: According to the Russian military news network reported on 13 January, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh in Chittagong recently The Naval Academy announced his report, the National Navy submarine may be equipped with the recent problems in the Government being considered. British media that the major naval procurement object may be used for inexpensive Chinese products.
British “Jane’s Defence Industry” quoted Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as saying, as the main measures to protect its exclusive economic zone, one of the Government of Bangladesh is considering the possibility of submarines from abroad problem. She made the report in the Bangladesh Naval Academy, said that in the near future, countries will usher in the Navy submarine problem is the government consideration. Although she did not disclose the potential future submarine procurement details, but considering the Bangladesh military budget is 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 two light utility AW-109 helicopters will be delivered in mid-2011, will be mainly used for search and rescue operations, protection of the exclusive economic zone and reconnaissance, plans to deploy to 2001 imports from South Korea, “Ban overtime l. ‘on the frigate. In addition, Bangladesh also plans from their Khulna Shipyard and the United Kingdom, the United States to be five small patrol vessels, to further strengthen its naval power.
Earlier, Bangladesh was in 2010 the Navy received three ships from England, including an offshore hydrographic survey launches, “Roebuck” sign and two “Castle” class offshore patrol vessels. The United States also provided to Bangladesh, 16 boats. According to unofficial information, the Chinese navy to supply two 053H3 based in Bangladesh, “Jiang Wei” class frigate and three type II Z-9 helicopter contract is also being implemented.
China is using a variety of flexible forms of payment and the special credit, and strive to become rich reserves of oil and gas resources of Bangladesh’s main arms supplier. Previous years, Special Purpose Vehicle Co., Ltd. Shaanxi Baoji government credit in Bangladesh within the framework of 4×4 wheeled armored personnel carriers supply ZFB05 type, beginning and the end of 2009 the company announced a new batch of Bangladesh on the supply of equipment to negotiate. 2007 harvest fly to Bangladesh’s supply of 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. (Compiled: Shu-shan)