COMMANDO Units From Bangladesh Armed Forces Participated In The EFES-2018 Military Exercises

Bangladesh Armed Forces participated in the EFES-2018 international military exercise organized by the Turkish Military. This time more than 24 countries attended the live fire massive war game. Most of the Muslim countries and other NATO allies included in the combined exercise.

Bangladesh Army Paracommando Battalion and Bangladesh Navy SWADS were the participating units. Turkish Navy SAS-SAT helped to form and train Bangladesh Navy special force SWADS. There are very long-history between these two brotherly nation from the Ottoman era.

Turkey recently unequivocally supported Dhaka’s stance on Rohingya issues. Ankara provided financial and other support to Bangladesh to handle huge influx of Rohingya peoples fled from myanmar military’s genocide. According to the sources there are more bilateral military programs going to be help between Bangladesh and Turkey in the coming years.

The form the cooperation between them will be in the military technological sector and exchange of the training programs.

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What ARMAMENTS Upgrades China Provided To The Bangladesh Navy Submarines??

Bangladesh Navy currently operating two modified Chinese Ming-class attack submarines. Bangladesh bought those submarines off-the-shelf from People’s Liberation Army Navy’s active fleet. China modernized those boats with possible most advanced sensors and armaments.

These two Ming-class submarines are armed with Yu-4 heavy torpedo and naval mines. BNS Nabajatra and BNS Joyjatra are currently deployed to deter any enemy surface fleet, invading country’s territorial water bodies.

A Glimpse on ADCANCED Facilities of The Bangladesh Naval Accademy Complex

Bangladesh Naval Academy is the main training facilities for the newly recruited naval officers & enlistments. This is a world-class naval warfare training. A new building complex has been established in the academy premises, which has been inaugurated by the Prime Minister sheikh hasina herself.

This most advanced military training facility will host foreign naval trainee officers apart from Bangladeshi cadets. Almost all types facilities included within this complex such modern indoor games facilities, gymnasium, dine, dormitory, library, auditorium etc.

As Bangladesh Navy expanding its manpower it needs to cope up with the most modern naval warfare training regime for the recruits. Likewise advanced training facility is also a must needed factor. Government of Bangladesh investing not only advanced warships but also modernizing training facilities too.

How Bangladesh Navy Will Protect Country’s Territorial SEA?

Bangladesh Navy is the naval warfare branch of the country tasked to protect Bangladesh’s interests in the territorial & exclusive economic water bodies. Mainly operating in the Bay of Bengal. Currently this force transforming into a three-dimensional naval force in the region.

BD Navy also tasked to protect the EEZ of Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal from all types of threats that could hamper our economic and military interests. New warships, submarines, aircrafts for various naval application are being inducted.

Bangladesh’s main trading shipping lines goes through this highly important sea. BN has a great plan to enhance strategic capabilities to respond any internal and external threats quickly. Naval special operations forces has been formed with the needs keep in mind. Indigenous shipbuilding industry growing according to the navy’s needs.

Bangladesh Navy executing a modernization program actively. Under modernization plan dozens of warships will be built in home and will be acquired from overseas with all the latest naval weaponry. New generation of maritime patrol aircrafts are also in pipeline.

Any regional hegemonic party will face a formidable navy from Bangladesh within few years. It also established units to fight terrorism, human & drug trafficking, illegal fishing, maintaining security of the merchant ships and all others.

As it happening, within 2030 Bangladesh Navy will be the second largest navy in the South Asia region second to Indian navy.  And one of the most sophisticated and powerful in Asia. Bangladesh’s current main foe is the myanmar navy and indian navy is a possible mighty adversary. BN modernizing its force capabilities accordingly.

Newly Built Bangladesh Navy Training Complex Opening Ceremony

Prime minister sheikh hasina inaugurated the newly built Bangladesh Naval Academy Complex. Chief of Naval Staff also attended the program along with other dignitaries.

Bangladesh Navy now can be able to host more international cadets in their training academy. This complex is one of the most beautiful building in the country. It is located in Patenga, Chittagong.

HOW Powerful Will Be The Bangladesh Military Air Defense Systems?

Bangladesh military operating various point and short range air defense missile systems. Those systems includes several hundred units of anti-aircraft gun systems, man portable air defense systems and short range surface-to-air missiles. Bangladesh Air Force & Army operating Chinese FM-90B SHORADS while Bangladesh Navy deployed FM-90N naval version.

Within this year BAF will complete induction of the Chinese LY-80E medium-range SAM system into active services. After that other armed services will do same. Due to the tensed geopolitical Bangladesh needs to secured its sky from any external threat. Hence network-centric advanced air defense systems are the most effective solution.

Passing Out Parade of Bangladesh Army Newly Commissioned Officers [Part 2]

A fresh batch of newly commissioned officers of the Bangladesh Army has passed out and took their iron tough oath to protect the country with their life. The passing out parade has been held in the Bangladesh Military Academy Parade Ground. Chief of Army Staff Gen. Abu Belal Shafiul Haque along with other dignitaries attended the ceremony.

Here is the second part of the video: