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Weapons used by bangladesh army

 

Tanks

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotesImage
Type 80MBT50 China
ChineseType80Tank1.jpg
Type 79MBT60 China
Army Gathering near BDR headquarters.jpg
Type 69-II Mk.2GMBT185 China
Army Tank pointing Towards BDR headquarters.jpg
Type 69-IIMBT65 China
Type 69-IIMk.2G.jpg
Type 59IIMBT264 China
Chinese MBTs 070324-F-0193C-040.JPEG
Type 59MBT60 ChinaFurther upgraded with thermal sights, gun stabilizer, laser range finder.Type 59 tank - front right.jpg
Type 62 ILight Tank140 ChinaA total of 320 delivered.Type 62 tank - front.jpg

Armoured Fighting Vehicles

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotesImage
Fahd 240APC66 EgyptA 4x4 APC.Egyptian Armored personnel carrier 'Fahd'.jpg
BTR-70APC55 Soviet Union
Romanian TAB-77 Armored Personnel Carriers in Afghanistan.JPEG
BTR-80APC125+ RussiaAn 8×8 APC. 125 are serving in UN Missions.Bangladeshi soldiers on a BTR-80 APC.jpg
BTR-TIFV30+ BangladeshBangladesh Army Engineers converted and upgraded T-54A MBT into heavy APC / IFV.BTRTHeavyAPC2.jpg
M113APC10+ United StatesOn lease for U.N. missions only.M113 kaunas.JPG
MT-LBAPC100+ RussiaA tracked multi-purpose fully-amphibious APC.MT-LB US Marines.jpg
Type 62APC60 BangladeshChinese Type 62 light tanks were converted to heavy APC by Bangladesh Army Engineers.
Type 85APC50 China
ChineseType85C2Veh.jpg

Infantry Weapons

Small Arms

NameTypeCaliberOriginNotes
Type 92Semi-automatic pistol9mm ChinaStandard issue sidearm.
Browning FN 35Semi-automatic pistol9mm BelgiumUsed by Ansar.
Type 54Semi-automatic pistol7.62mm ChinaChinese version of Soviet Tokarev TT-33 in service with all branches of armed, para-military and law enforcement services.
Walther PPKSemi-automatic pistol9mm GermanyBeing replaced by HK P7M8.
Remington 870Semi-automatic shotgun12 gauge United StatesStandard army issue shotgun.
Izhmash Saiga-12Semi-automatic shotgun12 gauge Russia
Heckler & Koch G3Assault rifle7.62mm BangladeshThe G3 produced under license by BOF. The G3A3, G3A4 and G3/SG-1 variants are also in service.
BD-08Assault rifle7.62mm BangladeshProduced under license by BOF.
Type 56Assault rifle7.62mm BangladeshUpgraded version of Ak-47. Produced under license by BOF.
Type 56SKSSemi Automatic Assault rifle7.62mm BangladeshProduced under license by BOF. Standard issue for Ansar and VDP.
AIMAssault rifle7.62mm RomaniaLimited number in service, classified as SMG.
M4A1Assault rifle5.56mm United StatesUsed by Para-Commando.
AIAWSniper rifle7.62mm United KingdomStandard Army Issue.
Barrett M99Sniper rifle12.7mm United States
BD-08Light machine gun7.62mm BangladeshProduced under license by BOF.
Tpye 56 LMGLight machine gun7.62mm Soviet Union
HK11A1/21A1General purpose machine gun7.62mm Germany
Type 80General purpose machine gun7.62mm China
DShKHeavy machine gun12.7mm Soviet Union
PAP M59/66A1Grenade launcher22mm YugoslaviaStandard issue.
MGL Mk1Grenade launcher46mm South Africa
GREN-84BDHand grenade
BangladeshAustrian ARGES HG-84 manufactured under license by BOF

Artillery

Towed Field Artillery

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotesImage
Type 63-1Mortar
China60mm. Being replaced by Type 93.
M 29A1Mortar
United States81mm.Mortar M29.jpg
Type 87Mortar300+ Bangladesh82mm mortar manufactured under license by BOF.
Brandt F1Mortar
undefined France120mm.Mor120.jpg
M 74Mortar
Yugoslavia120mm.
UBM 52Mortar
Yugoslavia120mm.
Type 54Anti Tank Gun50+ China76mm.76mm m1936 F22 gun Hameenlinna 1.jpg
OTO Melara Mod 56Howitzer30 Italy105mm.Hellenic Army - Airmobile gun - 7220.jpg
M101A1Howitzer50+ United States105mm.M101-105mm-howitzer-camp-pendleton-20050326.jpg
Type 54-1Howitzer20+ China122mm.122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) museum on Sapun Mountain Sevastopol 1.jpg
Type 83Howitzer
China122mm.
Type 86Howitzer
China122mm.
Type 96Howitzer230 China122mm.Artilleryman of the Afghan National Army.jpg
Type 59-1Howitzer40+ China130mm.M-46-beyt-hatotchan-1.jpg

Self-Propelled Field Artillery

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
2S23 Nona SvkSPM
Russia120mm mortar on modified BTR-80.
Type 62SPH
BangladeshConverted from Type 62 Light tank to 105mm SP Howitzer. All retired.

] Multiple Launch Rocket Systems

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotesImage
KRL 122MLRS
Pakistan122mm. Limited number in service.9P138.jpg
Type 82MLRS6+ China130mm.
Type 90BMLRS16+ China122mm.BM 21.JPG

Anti Armour

Recoilless Rifle

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
Type 75RR
China75mm, based on U.S. M-20.
Carl Gustav M2RR
Sweden84mm.
M40A1RR25+ United States105mm.

Anti Tank Guided Weapons System

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
HJ-8 /Baktar ShikanATGM
China/ Pakistan
Type 69-1RPG
China40mm.
Type 70-1RPG
China62mm.

Anti Aircraft

Towed Anti Aircraft Artillery

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotesImage
Type 75 SingleAAG
Soviet Union/ China14.5mm Single Barrel. Low altitude.
Type 58 TwinAAG
Soviet Union/ China14.5mm Twin Barrel. Low altitude.
Type 56 QuadAAG
Soviet Union/ China14.5mm Quad Barrel. Low altitude.Army Artillery pointing towards BDR headquarters.jpg
Type 55/65/74AAG16+ Soviet Union/ China37mm Single & Twin Barrel. Low to Medium altitude.
L/60 & M1A1 BoforsAAG
Sweden40mm Single Barrel. Medium altitude.
Type 59AAG12+ Soviet Union/ China57mm Single Barrel. Short to Medium altitude.

Self-Propelled Air Defense System

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
HQ-7/FM-90SPAA
ChinaChinese version of Crotale ADS. In service with BAF
ZıpkınSPAA
Turkey4 pedestal mounted Stingers carried by a Land Rover Defender 130

Man Portable Air Defense System

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
HN-5J1AMANPADS21+ ChinaChinese version of SA-7A. Being phased out.
QW-2 Van Guard 2MANPADS
ChinaImproved Chinese version of FIM-92E. Replacing HN-5.

Aircraft

NameTypeVersionQuantityOriginNotes
Cessna 208 Grand CaravanUtility aircraftB1 United States
Cessna 152FAC, RecceA4 United States
Bell 206 Long Ranger IVLight Observation HelicopterL-43 United States
Cessna 337 Super SkymasterUtility aircraftF2 United States
Piper PA-31T CheyenneV.I.P. TransportT11 United States

Military Support Vehicles

Armoured Recovery Vehicles

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
Type 73MBT ARV
China
Type 653 / Type 84MBT ARV
China
BREM-KBTR ARV
RussiaUsed for BTR series and lighter vehicles only.

Prime Movers

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
IVECO TrakkerPrime Movers
Italy
Renault KeraxPrime Movers
France
DAF CFPrime Movers
United Kingdom

Mobile Command Post

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
IVECO TrakkerCommand Post
Italy
BMTF Arunima BolyanCommand Post
Bangladesh
Mercedes Benz 2026Command Post
Germany

Container Carrier

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
Renault GBCContainer Carrier
France

Heavy Transporters

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotesImage
IVECO TrakkerHeavy Transporter
Italy
Mercedes Benz 2026Tank transporter
Germany
Army Vehicle waiting near Abahani ground.jpg
MAN TGA 40.410Tank transporter
Germany
Tiema XC2030Heavy Transporter
ChinaLicensed copy of Mercedes-Benz 2026.
WS/M4866SHeavy Transporter
United States

Tactical Trucks

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
Isuzu DXMedium Truck
Japan
Bedford Mk.4Light Truck
United Kingdom
BMTF Arunima BolyanLight Truck
Bangladesh
BMC 380-26PMedium Truck
Turkey6X6 Multi purpose truck.
UnimogMedium Truck
Germany
Renault TRM 180.11Medium Truck475 France4X4.
SX2190Heavy Truck
China6X6.
Yanan SX2150Heavy Truck
China

Light Utility Vehicles

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
Auverland A3LUV
France
Mitsubishi PajeroLUV
Japan
Nissan PatrolLUV
Japan
Toyota Land CruiserLUV
Japan
Land Rover DefenderLUV
United Kingdom

Field Ambulance

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
RN-94Armoured Field Ambulance9+ TurkeyA 6X6 Ambulance variant.
Land CruiserField Ambulance
Japan
ACMAT VLRAField Ambulance
France
Land Rover Defender 110Field Ambulance
United Kingdom

Forklift

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
IsuzuForklift
Japan
Toyota ForkliftForklift
Japan

Freezer

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
IVECOFreezer
Italy

Earth Mover

NameTypeQuantityOriginNotes
CASE Wheel LoaderEarth Mover
United States