BNS Abu Bakar (F 15) in China
|Bangladesh Navy Frigate F 15 in Huangpu Shipyard|
She is armed with 8 C-802A Anti ship Missile with a range of 180 KM.
Bangladesh Navy received two Type 052H2 class friagate from Chian in 2013.
|1||535||黄石 / Huangshi||Hudong||28 December 1985||15 December 1986||East Sea Fleet||Decommissioned in April 2013. Sold to Bangladesh Navy as F15 BNS Abu Bakar.|
|2||536||芜湖 / Wuhu||Hudong||9 August 1986||29 December 1987||East Sea Fleet||Decommissioned in April 2013. Sold to Bangladesh Navy as F17 BNS Ali Haider.|
These ships are 28 years old.Bangladesh modified them with C-802A.
|There is no place for mounting FM-90 Surface to Air Missile (SAM) on them or a Helipad.|
|Bangladesh Navy has a plane of removing the 100mm gun at back and installing either FM-90 or Helipad.|
|FM-90 will give the frigate a point air defense system.A helipad will not be a wise choice|