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 standardising the European made armoured vehicles. The Turkish company supplies modified Ukrainian armoured vehicles built as per tender specifications of the Bangladesh Army.
Delta Defence modified Ukranian built Light Armoured Vehicles and is supplying them as Tur-K. The Turkish company will deliver 100 Tur-K2 in 2018, another 150 in 2019 and a total of 600 in five years according to DGDP sources. The company will also supply