Myanmar Commissions Type 35B Ming-Class Submarine Received from China

Myanmar Commissions Type 35B Ming-Class Submarine Received from China
Myanmar Commissions Type 35B Ming-Class Submarine Received from China

Myanmar received a former People’s Liberation Army Navy Type 35B Ming-class submarine from China. The submarine, named “UMS Minye Kyaw Htin,” joined the fleet on 24 December 2021, during a ceremony commemorating the Myanmar Navy’s 74th anniversary.


According to the official PR website of the Myanmar military: Chairman of the State Administration Council of Republic of Union of Myanmar and Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attended the commissioning ceremony of new warships, including UMS Minye Kyaw Htin, the former Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)’s Type 035 ‘Ming’-class submarine; UMS Inwa, the Inlay-class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV); two of 18m Riverine Fast Attack Crafts and four of 20m Riverine Patrol Boats on 24 December 2021, 74th Anniversary of the Myanmar Navy.


Myanmar Commissions Type 35B Ming-Class Submarine Received from China