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Career (Bangladesh) Naval Ensign of Bangladesh.svg
Class and type: Island Class Large Patrol Vessel
Name: BNS Turag
Builder: Royal Navy, UK
Laid down: Hall Russel, Aberdeen
Launched: 1978
Recommissioned: Bangladesh Navy on October 03, 2004
Status: In service
General characteristics
Displacement: 1,260 tons (full load)
Length: 59.5 meter
Beam: 11 meter
Draught: 4.5 meter
Propulsion: 2 x Ruston 12RKC diesels; 5,640 hp (4.21 MW) sustained; 1 x shaft; cp prop
Speed: 16.5 knots
Range: 7,000 n miles at 12 kts
Complement: 39
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Navigation: Kelvin Hughes Type 1006; I-band
  • Combat Data Systems: Racal CANE DEA-1 action data automation
Armament:
  • Guns:
    • 1 x Bofors 40 mm/60 Mk 3; 2 x FN 7.62 mm MGs
  • Countermeasures
    • ESM: Orange Crop; intercept
Notes: Pennant number: P 714

BNS Turag is a Island Class Offshore patrol vessel of the Bangladeshi Navy. The Ex-RN vessel was added to Bangladesh Navy's fleet in 2003/04 along with 4 other ships of the same class to protect the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in Bay of Bengal.[1]

Career

The Turag' is currently under the command of the Commodore Commanding Khulna (COMKHUL). About 100 personnel serve at Turag, which is categorized as Large Offshore Patrol Vessel in the Bangladesh Navy.

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