Russia will supply Myanmar with Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and cannon systems, Orlan-10E unmanned aerial systems and radar stations. A document to this effect was signed on January 22 during an official visit to the country by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
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On behalf of the Russian side, the agreement was signed by Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin. During the visit, Shoigu is expected to discuss military and military-technical cooperation with the commander-in-chief of the Myanmar army, REN TV said.
Since 2001, Russia has supplied Myanmar with MiG-29 aircraft, Yak-130 combat training aircraft, 10 Mi-24 and Mi-35P helicopters, and Pechora-2M anti-aircraft missile systems. Myanmar also bought armored vehicles, artillery systems and radar stations, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Maintenance and modernization of equipment is carried out on the territory of Myanmar in a joint service technical center.
The Myanmar Armed Forces Command is showing interest in many of Russia’s modern weapons systems.