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Title: Myanmar Airforce
Date of publication: 20 February 2018
Description/subject: "The Myanmar Air Force (Burmese: တပ်မတော် (လေ), pronounced [taʔmədɔ̀ lè]), known until 1989 as the Burmese Air Force, is the aerial branch of Myanmar's armed forces, the Tatmadaw. The primary mission of the Myanmar Air Force since its inception has been to provide transport, logistical, and close air support to the Myanmar Army in counter-insurgency operations.[3] It is mainly used in internal conflicts in Myanmar, and, on a smaller scale, in relief missions[citation needed], especially after the deadly Cyclone Nargis of May 2008...."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Wikipedia
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 20 February 2018


Title: Myanmar Airforce
Description/subject: About 285,000 results (February 2018)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Youtube
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 20 February 2018


Title: Myanmar Airforce
Description/subject: About 341,000 results (February 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: www via Google
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 19 February 2018


Individual Documents

Title: Reaching for the Sky
Date of publication: August 2009
Description/subject: "The Tatmadaw lacks trained pilots and air-to-air combat experience, but its goal is to launch a modern air force Burma's military leaders want to have parity, if not air superiority, over neighboring countries, but it is still very much a dream. Regional defense analysts believe Burma has bought more than 100 jet fighters and aircraft from China since 1990. The Air Force currently has around 200 aircraft..."
Author/creator: Aung Zaw
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 17, No. 5
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 26 December 2009


Title: Indochina Database - Burma/Myanmar, 1948-1999
Date of publication: 13 November 2003
Description/subject: Shortly after the Burman Union became independent, on 4 January 1948 - parallel to India and Pakistan - a civil war between the communists and the conservative government broke out in the country. This conflict could not even properly develop when in August of the same year also the powerful Karen tribe revolted against the federal government, initiating another civil war that was to last for the following 50 years. Finally, only a year later also the civil war in China reached its high point, with a large number of Chinese nationalists fleeing over the border into Burma. As if all of this would not be sufficient, the Americans started to mix in the situation and the CIA started to organize both, an anti-Communist opposition in Burma and the Chinese Nationalists. With the help of the American secret service from former members of the nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) the National Salvation Army (NSA) was created and became active in the north of the Burmese Union. The units of the NSA were regularly supplied a fleet of un-marked C-46 transports belonging to the CIA front companies, foremost the �Civil Air Transport� (CAT) operating from Formosa and Thailand.
Author/creator: Tom Cooper
Language: English
Source/publisher: ACIG
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 11 December 2010


Title: Myanmar Air Force Aircraft Types
Description/subject: The purpose of this document is to provide information on all the aircraft that have been operated by the Union of Burma Air Force/Tamdaw Lay since its establishment in 1947/1948 until the present day. Any errors and omissions is the sole responsibility of the author.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Aeroflight
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 11 December 2010