The Bangladesh Navy recently took delivery of two decommissioned vessels formerly operated by China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
The 112- by 12-metre Type 053H3 or Jiangwei II-class frigates Jiaxing (pictured) and Lianyungang will be recommissioned into Bangladeshi service as BNS Umer Farooq and BNS Abu Ubaidah, respectively.
Each vessel’s armament includes a 100-millimetre naval gun, anti-ship missiles, surface-to-air missiles (SAMs), and 37-millimetre autocannons.
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