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Bangabandhu Aeronautical Centre

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Industry  Aerospace and defense
Website  baf.mil.bd
Founded  4 December 2011
Number of employees  Classified
Headquarters  Dhaka
Type of business  SOE, Mil
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Key people  Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar (Chairman)
Products  Aircraft Maintenance Helicopter Maintenance Military communications Aerial navigation Defence electronics Missile defense elements UAV systems

The Bangabandhu Aeronautical Centre, (BAC) is a Bangladesh state-owned aerospace and defence security and advanced technology company. Founded in 2011, The company is governed under the Ministry of Defense. It is headquartered in Kurmitola, Dhaka. the BAC designs, develops, and build aircraft and avionics systems for the Armed Forces and also performs local maintenance and works on the aircraft MLU systems of foreign-built military and civilian aircraft.

Mainly focusing on avionics, aviation, and high-tech electronics, the BAC also manufactures and maintains military systems for army and navy such as Radars, Unmanned aerial vehicle and other Defense Systems. BAC is strictly restricted from exporting any technologies or products without consent to the Ministry of Defense and Air Force. BAC mostly collaborates with Russian Mil, Irkut Corporation and China's Hongdu Aviation Industry Group.

Vision

The centre has been established aimed at maintenance of the aircraft of the BAF by own engineers and technicians with own resources. BAF official sources said the centre is expected to manufacture prototype of a jet aircraft by 2021.

References

Bangabandhu Aeronautical Centre Wikipedia


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