A different provider than the C-130J OEM would be unable to meet Danish requirements, DALO concludes.
Third ex-RAF C-130J lands in Bangladesh
The Bangladesh Air Force has received its third second-hand C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft from the UK.
The aircraft (pictured) landed at Air Force Base Bangabandhu on 17 September, in a ceremony attended by Air Chf Mshl Masihuzzaman Serniabat, Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force.
In all, the UK is providing five ex-RAF C-130J Mk5s to Bangladesh, under a July 2018 government-to-government agreement between the two countries worth an estimated $149 million (according to Shephard Defence Insight).
Marshall Aerospace and Defence is supporting the contract by carrying out capability enhancement modifications to the avionics equipment and providing a passenger transport capability.
The UK company is also providing in-country technical support to the Bangladesh Air Force for an initial period, along with specific technical services to support the longer-term sustainment of the fleet.
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