Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Russia Pushes "Project 1166.1" Frigate For Bangladesh Navy

Russia has completed the construction of two frigates of the Cheetah Class of the Vietnamese Navy and will also supply two ships of this class in Bangladesh, as Rafi Fatychow, spokesman for the shipyard Zelenodolsk announced.

Vietnamese Navy Frigate "Dinh Tien Hoang".
"It is by working co-operation with the Republic of Bangladesh. "Rosoboronexport" (the government of Russia for military equipment exporter - Red.) Negotiates about possible deliveries of ships 3.9 (Project 11661). For now, it comes to the delivery of two ships ", remarked Fatychow.

"The shipyard builds Selenodolsk two frigates of the project 3.9 for the Vietnamese naval forces. At the moment the order has been fulfilled, it will be installed weapons "Fatychow said on Tuesday at the forum" maritime industry ", held in Moscow from 19 to 21 May told RIA Novosti.

In addition, Russia is negotiating with Bangladesh for the supply of frigates "Cheetah 3.9" to this republic.

Frigates 3.9 of Cheetah class are an export version of the guard vessels of the project 11661, which will be built in the shipyard Zelenodolsk in the Russian republic of Tatarstan.

The project 11661, also known as Cheetah class, is a class of frigates russischen- and Vietnamese Navy.

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