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Indo Defence 2018: Filipino handguns triggering into Myanmar

7th November 2018 - 14:45 GMT | by Miles Vining in Yangon


The Philippines is becoming a dominant player in the Myanmar handgun market Shephard has learnt, further to the latest acquisitions between the two nations.

Mely Cayabyab, senior VP of sales and logistics at Philippines based-Armscor Global Defense, shared that Manila is increasing its involvement in the Burmese defence market through recent handgun sales to the Tatmadaw shooting team.

She confirmed: ‘We have already shipped around 20 models of the Medallion Competition A2-2 Tone handgun, chambered in 9x19mm Parabellum to the Myanmar Army Shooting Team. They will be using this handgun in the upcoming ASEAN Army Rifle Match [AARM] beginning in

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Miles Vining


Miles Vining

Miles Vining is a contributing freelance writer.

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