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Gôṇ Prôjātôntrī Bāṃlādeš (People's Republic of Bangladesh)
Revised: January 2012
Since 1999 up to day
1999: 3 MiG-29 (9-12*) + 1 MiG-29UB (9-51) from Russia
8th Squadron in Bashar Air Base, Dhaka-Kurmitola airfield.
36100 on fin, 100 in front of the fuselage - MiG-29
* Not clear if it's 9-12 or 9-12B.
Between 2005 and 2007 political discussion about costs of maintaining the MiGs. Eventually they were grounded for a some time and even proposed for sale!
March 2010: a great plans of purchase fighter aircrafts, surface-to-air missile systems, helicopters, air-defense radars and armaments for Bangladesh Air Force, unveiled by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during annual exercises WINTEX-2010 at the base at Kurmitola inside Dhaka Cantonment, watching flying display and intercepting operations.
So, Bangladesh will order a new MiGs-29 in SMT or M version, which will be delivered between 2011-2012.
In 2010 MiGs returned to service. There's informations about 14 active aircrafts.
In 2011 overhauls in Lvov (Ukraine).
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