The Bangladesh Air Force’s night flying and safety has been further enhanced with the inclusion of night vision equipped Mi-171Sh combat-support helicopters.
Moreover the Bell 212 fleet of the Bangladesh Air Force have also been upgraded with night vision friendly cockpit, night vision goggles, special lighting and an Australian-made FLIR system completely indigenously.
The Bangladesh Air Force’s new generation C-130J Super Hercules fleet is also equipped with night vision equipment and advanced radar systems. So far five aircraft have been purchased, two have joined the fleet already and a third one is being upgraded by Marshal Aerospace & Defence Group at Cambridge, United Kingdom currently.
All of the Bangladesh Air Force’s AW139 MSAR helicopters are also fully night vision capable and are also equipped with FLIR systems.