Naval Warfare

Bangladesh receives two Chinese frigates amidst modernisation drive

23rd December 2019 - 00:01 GMT | by Mrityunjoy Mazumdar in California

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In a handover ceremony at the Shenjia Shipyard in Shanghai on 18 December, the Bangladesh Navy (BN) took delivery of two former Chinese Type 053H3 frigates. An agreement for their acquisition had been signed in June 2018.

Earlier in 2019, Jiaxing and Lianyungang, with about 20 years of operational service ...

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