The Bangladesh Army Aviation Group has received its second C295W tactical military transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space.
The new medium utility military aircraft officially joined the Bangladeshi Fleet on September 25 after a six-day journey from the company’s factory in Spain.
The army stated that the aircraft will enhance the South Asian nation’s combat capabilities.
“This aircraft will be used for landing troops on the battlefield, rapid movement of troops from one place to another, aerial surveillance, cargo transport, VIP missions besides transporting a large number of emergency patients,” the Directorate of Inter-Services Public Relations said.
“The aircraft will play an important role in transporting essential relief and medical supplies during natural calamities in the country.”
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