Staff Reporter, Dhaka : On the occasion of “Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2022”, a spectacular Static Display by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) C-130J aircraft was arranged at Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) Base Bangabandhu in order to enhance bilateral military co-operation between Bangladesh and Australia.
Starting on 19th October 2022, “Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2022” was aimed at enhancing bilateral relationship by sharing experience and knowledge between Armed Forces of both the nations. A number of Subject Matter Expert Exchange sessions were conducted between BAF and RAAF where aircrew and ground crew of both the sides actively participated. Finally, RAAF put up a Static Display by their C-130J aircraft. Before that, team leader of Australian Defence Force, Major General David Thomee, AM made a call on with Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Operations) at Air Headquarters and exchanged views on subjects of mutual interest. In “Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2022”, a total of 35 personnel from Australian Defence Force and 44 personnel from BAF actively participated.
Air Officer Commanding of BAF Base Bangabandhu Air Vice Marshal Hasan Mahmood Khan, OSP, GUP, nswc, psc, attended the Static Display as the Chief Guest. In the program, among others H.E. Mr. Jeremy Bruer, High Commissioner, Australian High Commission to Bangladesh, Australian Defence Force contingent, participants from Bangladesh Air Force and representatives of Armed Force Division were present.