Friday 3 July 2020 ,
Friday 3 July 2020 ,
Latest News
  • Coronavirus Bangladesh: 38 more deaths, 4,019 new cases detected in 24 hrs
  • New household gas connections likely soon
  • WFP provides assistance to communities at risk of monsoon flooding
  • Flood situation shows improving trend in Brahmaputra basin
  • Monsoon landslides: Death toll rises to 113 in Myanmar
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
9 December, 2016 00:00 00 AM
Print

Eight MRCA fighter aircraft to be procured: Minister

UNB

The government has planned to procure eight Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) fighter aircraft for the Air Force in the current fiscal year (2016-‘17), Law Minister Anisul Huq told Parliament yesterday, reports UNB. The minister, who is in charge of the Defence Ministry in the House, said this replying to a starred question from Mohammad Abdullah, MP (Laxmipur-4).
Besides, he said, procurement deals were signed in the 2015-‘16 fiscal year to procure two training helicopters, one Short Range Air Defence Radar (SHORAD) system, one Long Range Air Defence Radar and 11 PT-6 Basic Trainer planes for making the Bangladesh Air Force more dynamic.
In the current fiscal year, a plan was taken to procure six MI-171 SH Helicopters, two Maritime Search and Rescue (MSAR) helicopters, one Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MSAM) system and one UAV System. There is also a plan to procure more MRCA, medium lift helicopter and Mobile Pulse Doppler Radar (MPDR) in the future, the minister said.

 

Comments


Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting