Pakistan offered Bangladesh to upgrade it's T-54/55 tanks into Al Zarrar

Al Zarrar Tank Bangladesh

Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT), Pakistan's state-owned tank and armoured vehicle manufacturing unit, has offered to modernise Bangladesh's ageing T-54/Type 59 and Type 69 main battle tanks (MBTs).

Brigadier GM Qureshi (rtd), director of Budget, Marketing and Procurement at HIT, told IHS Jane's the company had offered to upgrade the MBTs to the Al-Zarrar configuration "as per Bangladeshi requirements".

"The options include complete upgrade of the tanks or priority-based upgrade of power pack and transmission coupled with protection system or installation of new fire-control system with battle management system," he said. "The dialogue is in progress with Bangladesh to assess their requirements and we have the capability and flexibility to deliver any type of comprehensive solution."

Bangladesh has upgraded 185 of it's Main Battle Tank into Type 69G2 with assistance from China

Al Zarrar Tank Bangladesh
Al Zarrar Tank of Pakistan Army

Al Zarrar Tank Bangladesh

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