Seeking Supplies: Developments of Small Arms Production and Industry in Myanmar

Miles Vining

'What options do military governments have when international arms embargoes disrupt small arms procurement? The nation of Myanmar has been governed by military decree in some fashion since the democratically elected Prime Minister U Nu was ousted by General Ne Win in 1962. This blog post outlines Myanmar’s response to European Union and United States arms embargoes, and how the country turned to other suppliers to help develop its own arms industry. It will also examine the type of small arms produced in Myanmar as a result of this changing dynamic during the past two decades...'

Keywords: Arms trade Production