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  • Posts

    • The construction yard of Padma Bridge in Munshiganj has collapsed. Already, 35 roadway slabs, 15 railway girders and 10 support pipes of the bridge have been destroyed. On Friday (July 31) afternoon, about 200 feet of defense wall was lost in the Padma.   In the presence of officials from the contractor company China Major Bridge Company and the bridge authority, an attempt was made to remove the cranes urgently to protect these assets. But it was not possible. The severity of the erosion is so high that even the cranes are quickly removed if there is a risk of sinking in the reverse Padma. One by one, the valuable materials of the Padma Bridge preserved in the yard are disappearing in front of our eyes.   Dewan Abdul Quader, executive engineer of the Padma Bridge, told Sangbad that the intensity of the Padma current is so high that nothing can be done in this situation. The demolition is underway in the southeastern part of the yard.  
    • Can you translate for me please? I can't read bangla
    • BSF man shoots dead two colleagues near Bangladesh border Staff Correspondent | Published: 11:14, Aug 05,2020 A Border Security Force jawan opened fire on two colleagues at Raigunj area of North Dinajpur district near Bangladesh border on Tuesday and killed two of them. The man had surrendered according to Raigunj police, reports the Times of India. The incident happened at about 8:00am Indian time, when the jawan suddenly started firing and killed Mahinder Singh Bhatti and Anuj Kumar. Later he surrendered to police. The reason for firing was still unclear. The incident happened near Maldakhand area. Movement of border villagers was restricted soon after the incident. The two killed were declared brought dead at a local hospital while police were verifying the reason for killing the two. The psychological condition of the jawan was also being looked into. SP Sumit Kumar told ToI that the jawan who opened firing was being questioned. He had certain grievances and whether it was out of grudge was yet to be established. Kumar said that Bhatti was an inspector while Anuj Kumar a constable. The bodies had been sent for post-mortem examination and their families were informed.   https://www.newagebd.net/article/112715/bsf-man-shoots-dead-two-colleagues-near-bangladesh-border
  • Our picks

    • Defseca has obtained exclusive photos from the construction site of a Bangladesh Navy submarine base being developed by a Chinese state owned company.

      The $1.22 billion submarine base is the largest ever base building project undertaken by the Chinese outside its own territory.

      It signifies the start of a new strategic partnership between Dhaka and Beijing. A full report is coming soon for members.
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    • Padma Multi-Purpose Bridge
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    • Hi !

      I just joined this forum because recently the type 69 II G has been introduced into the video game "war thunder". The thing is, there have been conflicts to know if the vehicle was representated correctly. Depending on the source I can find, it has either a 105mm gun or a 120mm, a thermal imager sight or not etc.

      So I think asking the experts might be a better idea, and here I am

      Excuse me if this isnt the good location or if it's off topic, I'm a bit lost

      Thanks in advance for your anwsers !
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    • The Bangladesh Ordnance Factories or BOF has started full scale production of 122mm guided and unguided rocket systems at its new facility. BOF is gearing up to manufacture all 120mm, 122mm, 155mm ammunition indigenously. At present it only makes 105mm ammunition with help from China.

      Making such ammunition is integral towards reaching a degree of basic self-sufficiency. Its critical that Bangladesh armed forces be equipped with own line of ammunition for army, navy and air force.

      At a basic stage BOF and BAF should be making:

      Mortar shells (60mm, 81mm, 82mm, 120mm)


      Artillery ammunition (105mm, 122mm, 155mm)


      Naval missiles (C-704)


      Naval mines (NATO/Chinese)


      Naval gunnery munitions (35mm, 37mm, 40mm, 76mm, 76.2mm, 100mm) 


      Aerial bombs (smart and general purpose)


      Air defence gun munitions (12.7mm, 14.5mm, 35mm, 37mm, 40mm, 57mm)  


      MANPADS (FN-16, QW-18)
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    • BSF kills two Bangladeshis

      Our Correspondent, Lalmonirhat
      Two Bangladeshi cattle traders were shot dead allegedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Hatibandha border in Lalmonirhat yesterday morning.

      Omar Faruq, officer-in-charge of Hatibandha Police Station, said they, along with the members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), recovered the bodies from Bonchauki border in Gotamari upazila.

      The bodies of Suruj Islam, 18, and Suruj Mia, 37, of Amjhola village in the upazila, were sent to Lalmonihat Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsies, our Lalmonirhat correspondent reported.

      Quoting witnesses, Tapas Chandra, commander of Banchauki BGB Camp, said BSF patrol team of Setai camp in Cooch Behar district of India’s West Bengal opened fire on the duo when they were entering Bangladesh with Indian cattle.

      Lt Colonel Tauhidul Alam, commander officer (CO) of Lalmonirhat 15 BGB Battalion, said they sent a letter to BSF protesting the killing of the two Bangladeshis.

      https://www.thedailystar.net/backpage/news/bsf-kills-two-bangladeshis-1857733
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