Thursday, September 28, 2023

Bangladesh Army looks to buy 680 Ukraine-made multipurpose armored vehicles

The Directorate General of Defence Purchase (DGDP) is awarding a lucrative contract to Turkish firm Delta Defence for supplying as many as 680 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV) in view of standardizing the Ukraine-made armoured vehicles. That was reported by

The Turkish company supplies modified Ukrainian armoured vehicles built as per tender specifications of the Bangladesh Army.

According to the source, the Bangladesh Army looks to buy 600 Tur-K2 and 80 Tur-K3 multipurpose armored vehicles. They will be delivered in phases with first 100 due for delivery in 2018, another 150 in 2019 and all remaining units by 2022.


The Tur-K2 is a Ukrainian Kozak-2m 4×4  armoured vehicle that based on 4×4 truck Iveco Eurocargo. The Tur-K3 is a Ukrainian Otaman 6×6 wheeled personnel carriers.

The Ukrainian company refused to confirm this information.

Some sources said that the Ukrainian company «PRACTIKA» together with Turkish company «Delta Defence» are at the negotiation stage and the contract is not signed.

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Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense adviser and a consultant. He graduated in business management and worked at leading European defense companies before becoming a military journalist. read more



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