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Myanmar Navy boosts amphibious capability, adds UAV

3rd January 2019 - 06:12 GMT | by Mrityunjoy Mazumdar in California

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The Tatmadaw Yay commissioned several locally built naval vessels and a floating dock, in addition to showcasing new capabilities, on the occasion of its 71st anniversary on 24 December.

The group of newly commissioned ships comprised four 29m landing craft tanks (LCT) with pennants 1717-1720, two 26m naval tugs and a 65m floating dock UMS Saya Shan 2.

While the latter was constructed at Naval Dockyard Thanlyin near Yangon, the LCTs are believed to have been built elsewhere at another naval shipbuilding facility. With the induction of these four LCTs, the total number of 29m LCTs commissioned since 2015 now

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Mrityunjoy Mazumdar has been writing on naval matters, covering navies and coastguards around the world …

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