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CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF

CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF

Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury, NBP, OSP, BCGM, PCGM, BCGMS, ndc, psc assumed the command of Bangladesh Navy as the 15th Chief of Naval Staff on 26th January 2019. The long and highly versatile career of the Admiral spans across national and international assignments. It encompasses critical and sensitive Command, Staff and Instructional experiences within Navy as well as in Coast Guard, Inter-Services Organizations and Ministries. Admiral Aurangzeb was born in a respectable family on the 28th of September 1959. He joined Bangladesh Navy in 1978. Eventually, he attended officer’s naval training in German Naval Academy, Federal Republic of Germany, where he secured the top position in order of merit. During his career,Admiral Aurangzeb went through various education and training courses both at home and abroad. Namely, he has done Gunnery Specialization Course in India and came out first. He also did Surface Warfare Course in Naval Amphibious School in Coronado, USA in 1984 and became an honour graduate. Furthermore, he completed his Naval Staff Course from Germany and Shipbuilding Technology Course from South Korea. He also attended National Defence Course and Capstone Course in National Defence College in Bangladesh. Besides, he has participated in the Flag Officers Component Commander Course in Hawaii under Pacific Command. Apart from military studies, Admiral Aurangzeb is also very keen on higher civil education. He successfully completed BA and MDS (Masters in Defence Studies) from National University, MBA from Bangladesh Open University and MPhil from Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP). Presently Admiral Aurangzeb is pursuing his PhD under BUP. During his long and illustrious career in the Navy, Admiral Aurangzeb successfully commanded ships of all sizes including Frigates and major logistics, training and administrative bases of Bangladesh Navy. He has held BN top command posts which include the position of Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations), Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel), Commander Chattogram Naval Area, Commodore Superintendent Dockyard, Naval Secretary and a variety of other Directorial Positions at the Naval Headquarters. Besides, he also held significant appointments, such as that of the Commandant of Marine Academy, Principal of Marine Fisheries Academy and Zonal Commander of Bangladesh Coast Guard Force. Prior to assumption of the command of Bangladesh Navy, Admiral Aurangzeb had been the Director General of Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) Force since 15 February 2016, during his incumbency his prudent vision allowed massive development projects to take place for the overall improvement of the force. Most notably, BCG was awarded Gold Medal for its contribution in Fisheries sector during his tenure as Director General. Admiral Aurangzeb received numerous Commendations from the Chief of Naval Staff and Administrative Authorities for his outstanding performance and professional excellence in the Navy. He is also a recipient of Performance Gold Medal for his extraordinary attainments during training in the Federal Republic of Germany. He was awarded the highest achievement awards from navy namely ‘Nou Bahini Padak’ (NBP), ‘Osamanyo Sheba Padak’ (OSP) and ‘Bangladesh Coast Guard Medal’ (BCGM), ‘Bangladesh Coast Guard Medal Seba’ (BCGMS) as well as 'President Coast Guard Medal (PCGM) from Coast Guard in recognition of his supreme professional excellence and distinguished services both in Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Coast Guard Force respectively. Moreover, he has been awarded the second highest scouts award ‘Silver Hilsha' by the Hon’ble President of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. He also received National Integrity Strategy Award-2018 while serving as the Director General of Coast Guard Force under Ministry of Home Affairs. The Admiral takes great interest in sports and other activities. He has won the BN squash Championship a number of times and as a young officer, he took part in a great many other sports such as hockey, cricket, basketball et cetera. He is also an avid reader and is proficient in German and knows some elementary French. Admiral Aurangzeb is happily married to Dr. Afroza Aurangzeb, who is a Gynaecologist and they are blessed with one son who is a Software Engineer & one daughter who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Physics.
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VISION AND MISSION OF BANGLADESH NAVY

  • Mission

    The mission of Bangladesh Navy is to defend the country from threats emanating on, above and under the sea; promote and protect our maritime interest, assist maritime governance and contribute to the diplomatic objective of our nation.

  • Vision

    Bangladesh Navy shall evolve into a credible three dimensional navy capable of maintaining an effective posture across the full spectrum of any conflict at sea. Bangladesh Navy shall also be able to undertake constabulary and benign tasks to ensure good order at sea for carrying out national maritime economic activities.

LIFE IN THE NAVY

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JOIN AS OFFICER CADET

If you are a young gentleman passed HSC exam with required qualification and aspiration to build up a challenging career then Bangladesh Navy is the right place for you. Bangladesh Naval Academy is waiting for you to support fulfilling your dreams.

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JOIN AS DIRECT ENTRY OFFICER

A fresh post graduate or graduate can select the career in Bangladesh if he/she is looking for an exciting career with lots of opportunities to see the world. No other service in the nation can offer you this opportunity offered by Bangladesh Navy, why don’t you take a chance?

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JOIN AS SAILOR

Bangladesh Navy is the right place for physically fit, energetic and intelligent boys to join in as a sailor. The New Entry Training School can provide you the required training to be a proud member of Bangladesh Navy.

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NAVAL OPERATIONS


JHATKA OPERATION

Hilsha is our national fish. It provides us necessary protein. Hilsha below 23 cm in length is called Jatka. Catching Jatka is illegal image descriptionaccording to the law. But fishermen catch Jhatka indiscriminately thus creating scarcity of Hilsha in peak season. Bangladesh Navy ships had been operating from 2001 to stop Jhatka catch in Bhola, Haita, Ramgati, Barisal, Pathaghata and adjacent area.

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General Operation

Bangladesh Navy (BN)operates to safeguard the sovereignty over the internal waters & territorial sea, and to ensure sovereign rights over the Contiguous Zone, Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and Continental Shelf of Bangladesh while supporting riverine and maritime economic activities including free flow of riverine & sea borne trade. Since its inception BN has carried out many operations which includes both operations of liberation war and peace time operations. The war time operation involved conventional as well as unconventional operation. The peace time operation was mainly related to anti-smuggling, anti-piracy, fishery protection, disaster management, pollution control, Search & Rescue (SAR), policing &marshaling duties for important/sensitive cargo carrying merchant vessels and many others involved in aid to civil power.

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ASHRAYAN

To rehabilitate the homeless and landless people of the rural area a project named "ASHRAYAN” was launched by the govt in 1996. This was entirely materialized by Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Navy. Since Bangladesh is a country of low land and it has approx 700 KM of coastline, a good number of people live in the coastal area. Bangladesh Navy took all the initiative to build low-cost houses in the coastal area selected by local govt. In the process of construction of low-cost houses, BN uses its ships, various types of small and medium boats, mechanized country boats, trucks and many other means. The total effort of the navy personnel, local administration and the local people makes the project successful. So far Bangladesh Navy has constructed lots of low-cost houses in the districts of Cox's Bazar, Bandarban, Chittagong, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Bhola, Barishal, Barguna, Patuakhali, etc. At present Bangladesh Navy has been given the responsibility of constructing huge low-cost houses in coastal areas under the project called “ASHRAYAN – 2". So far BN has handed over 2,911 barrack houses by which a total of 23,825 families are benefitted. Presently 216 low-cost barrack houses are under construction which is expected to provide shelters for more 1080 homeless people in near future.

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UN Mission

Bangladesh Navy personnel have been participating in UN peacekeeping mission since 1993. So far, 4399 Officers and Sailors have participated in 29 UN peacekeeping missions with utmost sincerity and devotion. The first independent Bangladesh Navy contingent was deployed in UNIKOM post Gulf War-I in 1997 to patrol in the waterways demarcating the Iraq-Kuwaiti border as part of DMZ enforcement. Following that footstep Bangladesh Navy deployed the first independent Force Riverine Unit in UN Mission in Sudan in 2005 which continued till 2012. In 2005 Bangladesh Navy also deployed a Boat Detachment in Ivory Coast and operated for 11 years in the Lagoons of Abidjan. Both of these deployments terminated with the establishment of peace and successful completion of UN Mandate.

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NOTICE BOARD


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    WRITTEN EXAM RESULT OFFICER CADET 2020-B BATCH (1ST GROUP)

    16 Oct 2019, Wednesday
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    JCOS PROMOTION EXAM RESULT SEP 2019

    15 Oct 2019, Tuesday
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    Special Notice-Recruiting Venue Change Sailor 2020-A Batch

    09 Oct 2019, Wednesday
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    HET & LET Exam Result July 2019

    09 Oct 2019, Wednesday
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    RESULT OF 39th STAFF COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAM 2020-2021

    22 Sep 2019, Sunday
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    LIST OF OFFICERS FOR CAR LOAN APPROVED BY MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (2019-20) (2nd PHASE)

    21 Aug 2019, Wednesday
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    RESULT OF WRITTEN EXAM OFFICER CADET 2020-A BATCH (2nd GROUP)

    08 Aug 2019, Thursday
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    LIST OF OFFICERS FOR CAR LOAN APPROVED BY MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (2019-20)

    07 Aug 2019, Wednesday
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    LIST OF ELIGIBLE OFFICERS, POLICY AND FORMS FOR CAR LOAN IN FY 2019-2020

    30 Jul 2019, Tuesday
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    WRITTEN EXAM RESULT DEO 2020-A

    21 Jul 2019, Sunday
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    PENSION RELATED SPECIAL NOTICE FOR RETIRED PERSONNEL

    15 Jul 2019, Monday
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    LT CDR 'Q' EXAM APR-2019 RESULT

    30 Jun 2019, Sunday
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    RESULT OF WRITTEN EXAM OFFICER CADET 2020-A BATCH (1st GROUP)

    30 Jun 2019, Sunday

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News and Events


  • BANGLADESH NAVY SEIZED 3 LAC 51 THOUSAND METRE CURRENT FISHING NET & 60 KG HILSHA FISH FROM DIFFERENT RIVER OF PATUAKHALI AND B0RISHAL
    15-Oct-2019 11:18 pm

  • BNS SHADHINOTA AND BNS ALI HAIDER LEFT CHATTOGRAM TO JOIN CORPAT
    09-Oct-2019 11:14 pm

  • JAPANESE SHIP JS BUNGO AND JS TAKASHIMA LEFT CHATTOGRAM AFTER GOODWILL VISIT
    09-Oct-2019 11:12 pm

  • CNS LEFT FOR AUSTRALIA TO ATTEND SEA POWER CONFERENCE
    09-Oct-2019 12:00 am

  • HONORABLE PRESIDENT AWARDED NATIONAL STANDARD TO BNS TITUMIR
    07-Oct-2019 12:53 am

  • SEMINAR ON 'MARITIME SECURITY AND BLUE ECONOMY' MARKING THE FIRST FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY OF BIMRAD
    22-Sep-2019 02:41 am

  • CELEBRATION OF FIRST ESTABLISHMENT ANNIVERSARY OF BIMRAD
    22-Sep-2019 02:34 am

  • BNS SOMUDRA AVIJAN RETURNED FROM SRI LANKA AND INDIA AFTER TRAINING VISIT
    22-Sep-2019 12:16 am

  • BANGLADESH NAVY RESCUED 14 CREW OF CARGO SHIP MV GULF ARGO
    14-Sep-2019 11:58 pm

  • ROYAL SAUDI NAVAL FORCES COMMANDER CALLS ON BANGLADESH NAVY CHIEF
    03-Sep-2019 12:26 am

BN Links

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