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Army 375,000 personnel.Navy 16,000 personnel.

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
Knowledge of aircraft and helicopters.

MYANMAR ARMY AIR DEFENCE UNITS

Army Air Defence Systems
AD 7 AD bn

SAM MANPAD 300 Portable SAM:
200 HN-5A Hong Nu/Red Cherry (reported); 100 Igla-1/SA-16 Gimlet

GUNS 46
SP 12:
57mm 12 Type-80
TOWED 34:
37mm 24 Type-74;
40mm 10 M-1

ARMY RADAR
4 Type-311 Fire control radar (For use with 24 Type-74 37mm AA guns; could be Type-702)
1 JY-8A Fire control radar (For use with Type-59 57mm AA guns)

Organisations by Service Notes:

Army Forces by Role(Current order of battle):
12 regional comd, 4 regional op comd, 14 military op comd,
34 tactical op comd (TDC), Armd 10 bn, Inf 100 bn; 337 bn (regional comd),
Lt Inf 10 div, Arty 7 bn; 37 indep coy,
Army Inventory Equipment Note:
MBT 150: 50 T-72; 100 Type-69-II LT TK 105 Type-63 (!60 serviceable)
RECCE 115: 45 Ferret; 40 Humber Pig; 30 Mazda
APC 361: APC (T) 341: 250 Type-85; 55 Type-90; 10 ZFB-05; 26 MT-LBMSh, APC (W) 20 Hino
ARTY 238+ TOWED 128+: 105mm 96 M-101; 122mm; 130mm 16 M-46; 140mm; 155mm 16 Soltam
MRL 30+: 107mm 30 Type-63; 122mm BM-21 (reported)
MOR 80+: 82mmType-53 (M-37); 120mm 80+: 80 Soltam; Type-53 (M-1943)
AT RCL 1,000+: 106mm M-40A1; 84mm 1,000 Carl Gustav RL 73mm RPG-7 Knout
GUNS 60: 57mm 6-pdr; 76.2mm 17-pdr

Navy Forces by Role (Current order of battle):
Navy 16,000 personnel.
Naval Forces experienced considerable damage during Tropical Cyclone Nargis in 2008 with up to 30 vessels destroyed.
Navy Inventory Equipment Notes:
PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS 6:
FRIGATE 4: 2 Ex-Chinese; Type-053H1 (Jianghu-2) HY-2/SY-1A/CSS-N-2 Anti-ship misilse, 1 Aung Zeya
CORVETTES FS 3 Anawrahta each with 1 76mm gun
PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS 51:
FAC: 1 FAC-491 Type,
PFM 6 Houxin each with 2 twin (4 eff.) each with 4 C-801 (CSS-N-4) Sardine tactical SSM
PTG 9 Myanmar each with 2 twin (4 eff.) each with 4 C-801 (CSS-N-4) Sardine tactical SSM
PCO 2 Indaw, PCC 9 Hainan, PFI 3 PB-90, PCI 9: 6 PGM 401; 3 Swift, PCR 12: 2 Nawarat; 9 Y-301; 1 Imp Y-301
AMPHIBIOUS CRAFT 18: 8 LCU 10 LCM
LOGISTICS AND SUPPORT 10: AOT 1; AK 1; AKSL 5; AGS 2; ABU 1
Anti-ship misilse: 50 C-801/CSS-N-4 (For Houxin (Maga) FAC), 30 C-801/CSS-N-4 (For Myanmar FAC C-802), 30 C-802/CSS-N-8 (For Aung Zeya frigates), 10 C-802/CSS-N-8 (For FAC-491 Type FAC), 25 HY-2/SY-1A/CSS-N-2 (ex-Chinese; for Type-053 (Jianghu-2) frigates)
FACILITIES Navy Bases Located at Bassein, Mergui, Moulmein, Seikyi, Rangoon (Monkey Point), Sitswe
Naval Infantry 800 personnel. Navy 1 bn
NAVYRADARS: 5 EFR-1 Fire control radar (For 5 Myanmar patrol craft produced in Myanmar);3 Type-344 Fire control radar (For 3 Myanmar FAC produced in Myanmar

 
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   Myanmar AF News:

Russia, Myanmar step up defence relations

• Russia, Myanmar step up defence relations  (24.6.2013)

Video shows Burma military 'targeting Kachin rebels'

• Video shows Burma military 'targeting Kachin rebels'  (2.1.2013)

Russian media 50 years, detailed data on arms exports to Burma

• Russian media 50 years, detailed data on arms exports to Burma  (13.2.2012)


• Russia targets China's clout in Myanmar  (31.10.2011)


 

 



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