15 December 2022
by Anthony Davis
The Myanmar Army has suffered a stinging reverse in northwestern Shan State in an abortive airmobile operation that has underscored the limitations of offensive capabilities increasingly dependent on air power.
Insurgent sources reported that 47 army troops had been killed and 24 captured in an airmobile operation that began on 7 December in Namhsan township and was targeted against the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), an ethnic insurgent force dominant in hill country across the north and northwest of Shan State. Sources close to the army in Yangon who spoke to Janes
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The Myanmar Army has suffered a stinging reverse in northwestern Shan State in an abortive airmobile...