Myanmar – Corvettes and Patrol Ships

Corvettes and Patrol Ships

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Anawrahta class corvettes LOA 253′ / 77.1 m TDISP 1,100 tons (3 active, service since 2001), built with Chinese technical assistance. Last unit built more than a decade later, with stealth features and a hangar.Anawrahta class corvette Yangon 2020UMS Tabinshwehti 773 (2016) Upgraded variant with stealth features.

UMS Tabinshwehti 773, 2020. Credit: Defence of Bangladesh / CC0

UMS Tabinshwehti 773 Gwa-ywa 2020UMS Tabinshwehti 773 near Gwa-Ywa 2020-12

Ocean Patrol Vessels

Inlay Class LOA 270′ / 82.3 m TDISP  1 active, 1 building at Thanlyin Naval Dockyard (Gwa-wya)Inle OPV building Yangon 2020-12Inle OPV building Yangon 2020UMS Inlay 54 (2017)

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UMS Inlay Milan Exersise 2018. Credit: Indian Navy / GODL-India 

UMS Inlay 54 Gwa-ywa 2020

Houxin Class patrol vessel (Fast Attack Craft – Gun) LOA 206′ / 62.8 m TDISP 478 tons (4 active, service since 1995)Type 037FAC Gwa-ywa 2018

Yan Nyein Aung Class submarine chaser (ASW Corvettes) LOA 215′ / 65.5 m TDISP 610 tons (2 active, service since 2020, more building) built at Thanlyin Naval Dockyard near Gwa-Ywa.

Yan Nyein Aung class SC/ASW Corvette drawing Credit: Lae Lae Khine, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

Yan Nyein Aung Class SC Gwa-Ywa 2020

Hainan Class patrol vessels (submarine chasers) LOA 193′ / 58.8 m TDISP 430 tons (9 active, service since 1991, 1 sunk in storm)Hainan class SCs Yangon 2020

49M Stealth FAC(M) Missile boats LOA 161′ / 49.1 m TDISP 500 tons (2 active, service since 2016)FAC-M missile boats 2020

Admirable and PCE-842 class patrol corvettes LOA 185′ / 56.4 m TDISP 650 tons 2 active. UMS Yan Gyi Aung M-42 (1967, still in ceremonial commission) was originally Admirable class minesweeper USS Creddock AM-356 (1945-1955) UMS Yan Taine Aung M-41 (1967, still in ceremonial commission) formerly PCE-842 class patrol ship USS PCE-894, then USS Farmington (1944-1955).

USS PCE-894, built Willamette Iron and Steel Co., in Portland, Oregon in 1944. Renamed USS Farmington in 1956, transferred to Burma in 1965 and currently still serving in ceremonial capacity as UMS Yan Taine Aung M-41. Credit: Historical Collections of the Great Lakes, Bowling Green State University.

Admirable and PCE class MS Yangon 2020-12 Admirable class MS Yangon 2010Admirable class MS Yangon 2020

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