Thursday, May 23, 2019

General Defence Affairs

Army raising 2 new combat formations

Army raising 2 new combat formations

The Bangladesh Army is raising two new formations to strengthen its operational capabilities. The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) already raised three new infantry divisions in Sylhet, Ramu (Cox’s Bazar) and...

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BAF Air Regiment under consideration

BAF Air Regiment under consideration

The Bangladesh Air Force is likely to establish a separate Air Regiment tasked with safeguarding air assets because at present the units and equipment available are inadequate to serve the...

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BAF Bell 212’s getting major upgrade

BAF Bell 212’s getting major upgrade

The Bangladesh Air Force is upgrading its faithful Bell 212 helicopters in view of extending its service life and the force’s own response capabilities. The Directorate General Defence Purchase (DGDP)...

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Paracommando Brigade gets green light

Paracommando Brigade gets green light

The Bangladesh Army has received permission from the Government of Bangladesh to raise a fully-fledged Para Commando Brigade as well as additional units. The Ministry of Finance and Secretary Committee...

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