With the majority of the population united in their opposition to dictatorship and ever-increasing armed resistance, tensions are rising within military circles.
The Indian government has a controlling stake in Bharat Electronics, which exported the $600,000 weapon despite the February coup.
Regime raids on villages in southern Myanmar have sparked firefights with civilian resistance fighters.
Paddy farmers say rising fuel, transport and fertilizer costs have removed their profits and mean the harvest during the hot season next year will be smaller.
Only four naval vessels will patrol Myanmar’s lengthy coastline in an attempt to tackle illegal fishing, trafficking and other crimes.