The first of two Bangladesh Army Aviation Group (AAG) Bell 407GXi, serial S3-BRA, was recently spotted over Tejgaon. The second one is reported to be registered S3-BRN.
The new helicopters will be replacing the Bell 206L-4 in army service. Recently, two Bell 407s were exported to Bangladesh, C-GUHF (construction number 54892) and C-GUHU (c/n 54895). Unfortunately the tie-up is not known yet.
In January 2020, Scramble Magazine reported on the requirement for a new helicopter and the Bell 429 and 412 were said to be on the shortlist, but in the end the army went for the 407 model.
Photo by PC-12 DME ARC Aviation photography via Defense Technology of Bangladesh