Bangladesh


Bangladesh Army


Strength: 200,000

Organisation:
1 Army HQ and 7 Division HQ, including;
1 Armoured Brigade with Type 59/69 tanks, BTR-80 APC and 106mm RCL
1 Artillery Division with 105mm, 122m and 130mm guns and 122mm MRLS
1 Air Defence Artillery Brigade with 37mm and 57mm guns and HN-5A/B MANPADS
1 Engineer Brigade
2 Aviation Squadrons with B-206 and Cessna 152
17 Infantry Brigades (~30 Battalion)
12 Rapid Action Battalions
1 SF Coy

 

Equipment:


MBT: 230 T54/55 and Type 59/69
LT: 40 Type 62
APC: 50 T54 MBT converted to APC, 45 Type 63, 300 BTR-80/70/60
Artillery: Type 62 SPH 105mm, PLZ45/Type 99 155mm, 40 Type 59 130mm, 130 M101 105mm, 30 Model 56P 105mm
MRLS: KRL 122, 42 Type 89 130mm

Aircraft:


LOH: 3 B206
FAC/Recce: 4 Cessna 152
Other: 1 Cessna 208,2 Cessna 337, 1 Piper PA31T1A

Bangladesh Navy

Strength: 28,000

Vessels:


FFG: 1 Osman Class (Jianghu I) with 2 twin HY-2 (CSS-N-2) SSM, 2 twin 100mm gun, 4 twin 37mm gun, 2 RBU1200 AS mortar;
1 Khalid Bin Wakid Class (Ulsan Mod) with 4 Otomat Mk2 SSM, 1 HQ-7 SAM, 1 76mm gun, 2 twin 40mm gun, 2 triple 324mm ASTT with A244S LW torpedoes
FF: 2 Abu Bakr Class (Leopard) with 2 twin 115mm gun, 1 40mm gun;
1 Umar Farooq (Salisbury) with 1 twin 115mm gun, 2 40mm gun, 1 Squid Mk 4 AS mortar

Patrol Boats:


2 Meghna class large patrol boats (Bangladesh Navy), 1 Sea Dragon class, 1 Hainan class patrol boat, 2 Kraljevica class patrol boat, 1 Barkat ('Haizhui' class/Type 062) small patrol boat, 2 Padma (Ajay) class patrol boat, 7 Shaheed (Shanghai-II) class small patrol boats, 5 Durdharsha ('Huangfeng/Osa-I') class missile boats, 1 Bishkali small patrol boat, 5 Chinese 'Houku' class missile boats, 8 Chinese 'Huchuan' class torpedo boats
MS: 4 River Class, 1 T-43 class
LCM: 5
LCU/VP: 6

Aircraft:

Helicopter: 2 Agusta Westland AW109 (delivery 2011)
Maritime Patrol: 4 KingAir-350

Bangladesh Air Force

Strength: 15,000

Fighter/Ground Attack: 6 MiG-29S tactical fighter, 2 MiG-29SUB tactical fighter and trainer, 19 F-7BG Airguard tactical fighter, 12 F-7MB Airguard tactical fighter, 6 FT-7B Airguard tactical fighter and trainer, 18 Q-5 ground attack
Transport: 3 An-32 transport, 5 C-130B Hercules transport
Training: 10 FT-6 advanced trainer, 8 L-39ZA Albatros light attack and advanced trainer,
11 T-37B Tweet jet trainer, 8 CM.170 Magister jet trainer, 36 PT-6
Helicopters: 2 Mi-172 utility helicopter, 8 Mi-171 utility helicopter, 15 Mi-17 utility helicopter, 10 Bell 212 Twin Huey utility helicopter, 3 Bell 206L Long Ranger utility helicopter

Bangladesh Coast Guard

Vessels:


1 HDP-600 class OPV with 1 57mm Bofors SAK.1, 1 40mm/70 Bofors, 2 20mm Oerlikon AA, 2 7.62mm MG
2 Port Grade class patrol boat with 2x20mm AA
1 Shanghai II class (Type 062) patrol boat with 4 37mm Type 74 guns, 4 25mm/80 Type 61 AA
1 Ruposhi Bangla class patrol boat with 1 25mm Oto Melara KBA AA, 2 7.62mm MG
2 PKM 200 Sea Dolphin class patrol boat with 1 40mm/60 Bofors, 2 (2x1) 30mm/75 Emerlec EX-30 guns, 2 20mm Oerlikon AA
1 Pabna class riverine patrol boat with 1 20mm/70 Oerlikon AA
16 Defender Class

Aviation:

1 Bell 212
 

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