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At Least 50 Killed in Airstrike on Resistance Stronghold in Central Myanmar
April 12, 2023

At Least 50 Killed in Airstrike on Resistance Stronghold in Central Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The attack is part of the military government's escalating use of air strikes to smash the growing resistance to its rule.

US Imposes New Sanctions on Military-Ruled Myanmar
March 27, 2023

US Imposes New Sanctions on Military-Ruled Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The latest round of sanctions aims to cut off the Myanmar military's access to aviation fuel, following a series of deadly airstrikes on civilian populations.
Foreign Firms Still Aiding Aviation Fuel Shipments to Myanmar Military
March 01, 2023

Foreign Firms Still Aiding Aviation Fuel Shipments to Myanmar Military

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite international sanctions, shipments of aviation fuel continue to reach the country, according to a new report.

Why is Myanmar’s Air Force Bombing Civilian Targets?
February 21, 2023

Why is Myanmar’s Air Force Bombing Civilian Targets?

By Sribala Subramanian
The attacks are “terrifying” residents of border areas and neighboring countries.

International Firms Aiding Myanmar Air Force’s Attacks on Civilians: Report
November 04, 2022

International Firms Aiding Myanmar Air Force’s Attacks on Civilians: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
The rights group Amnesty International claims that aviation fuel supply chains connect foreign companies to the military's junta's airstrikes on civilian populations.

Myanmar Air Force Launches More Air Strikes in Kayah State
February 25, 2022

Myanmar Air Force Launches More Air Strikes in Kayah State

By Sebastian Strangio
The air assaults, which displaced thousands of civilians, reflect the unusually robust nature of the resistance in the eastern state.

Myanmar Air Force Capabilities in the Headlines with Anniversary Celebration
December 24, 2019

Myanmar Air Force Capabilities in the Headlines with Anniversary Celebration

By Prashanth Parameswaran
This year’s iteration of the annual event spotlighted developments within the country’s ongoing effort to develop its military capabilities.
Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary
December 19, 2018

Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Recent commemoration highlights developments within the service and the country’s wider defense modernization.

Myanmar Military Modernization in the Spotlight Amid Air Force Anniversary
December 19, 2017

Myanmar Military Modernization in the Spotlight Amid Air Force Anniversary

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Commemoration highlights changes underway by the country’s military and the opportunities and challenges therein.

Is Myanmar Using Armed Chinese Drones For Counterinsurgency?
June 09, 2016

Is Myanmar Using Armed Chinese Drones For Counterinsurgency?

By Ankit Panda
Myanmar's air force is using armed drones against rebels in the country's north.

Russia May Deliver New Fighter Jets to Myanmar By End of 2016
April 27, 2016

Russia May Deliver New Fighter Jets to Myanmar By End of 2016

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Sources indicate that Naypyidaw will get three fighter jets by the end of the year.
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