Earlier, the Bangladesh Navy already acquired a similar frigate Xiangtan (onboard number "1989") from the 556H053 (Jianghu II) frigate from the NLA PLA, which became Bangladeshi F 1 Osman. The two newly acquired former Chinese frigates of the project 18Н053 replaced in the Bangladeshi fleet were the same names and board numbers F 2 Abu Bakar and F 15 Ali Haider - the former British frigates Lynx and Jaguar type 17 (Leopard) built in the middle of 41, built in the middle of 1950 and Jaguar of the 1982 type (Leopard) built in the middle of 1978 and built in the middle of 41 JNXX (Leopard) built in the middle of 22 of the middle 2014 and Jaguar of the type XNUMX (Leopard) built in the middle of XNUMX frigates of the XNUMX type built in the middle of XNUMX and Jaguar of the XNUMX (Leopard) British type frigates built in the middle of the XNUMX frigates built in the middle of the XNUMX and Jaguar were built in the middle of the XNUMX frigates of the Middle XNUMX. The Navy of Bangladesh is correspondingly XNUMX and XNUMX. The ceremony of the official withdrawal from the fleet of both Bangladeshi frigates of the XNUMX type was held in Chittagong on January XNUMX of XNUMX.
In 2012, two frigates of the project 053Н1 Anshun (on-board number "554") and Jishou (on-board number on "557") were withdrawn from the PLA Navy. Myanmar acquired it.
The frigate F 15 Abu Bakar purchased by the Bangladeshi Navy is a former Chinese Huangshi project 053H2 when arriving in Chittagong from the PRC. 09.01.2014 (c) photo.sina.com.cn
Acquired by the Bangladesh Navy frigate F 17 Ali Haider - the former Chinese Wuhu project 053H2 - when arriving in Chittagong from the PRC. 09.01.2014 (c) photo.sina.com.cn