Burma Navy Nations // Southeast Asia

OVERVIEW The Burmese navy (officially Tamdaw Yay) is primarily a river patrol force, with limited inshore operations in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. Coastal surveillance and fisheries protection operations have been emphasized along the southernmost Tenasserim Division, where poaching and contraband smuggling is rampant. Burma has 1,930 km (1,199 miles) of coastline. A limited amphibious infantry capability is provided by an 800-man battalion of marines. PERSONNEL STRENGTH Total...


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