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OSMAN (F-18) class

Country of Origin: Bangladesh

ship list

 1 OSMAN-class FRIGATE (FF) (Chinese JINAGHU-I** class)

 Name         Pendant    Launched       Commissioned      Status
 OSMAN        F-18       1986           Nov. 8, 1989      Active
   (ex-Chinese XIANGTAN, 556)


OSMAN was taken from the Chinese navy inventory and transferred to Bangladesh on Sept. 26, 1989.

The main twin 100-mm gun mounts are located on the main deck fore and aft. The depth charges are below decks and dropped through holes in the transom. There is no...

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