Defence Services Academy
- (DSA)Established in 1955 as a university-level military academy. It is similar to West Point or Sandhurst, offering a four-year course and graduating officers who receive commissions in the three services of the Tatmadaw. The DSA is located in Maymyo (Pyin Oo Lwin), and since the establishment of the State Peace and Development Council in 1997, it has had an expanded enrollment of 1,500. Although the focus is on military science, academic and technical courses are also offered, and the DSA has been significantly upgraded in terms of curriculum and facilities since 1988. DSA graduates are considered better educated than their counterparts from the Officers' Training School. But rivalries between officers from the two institutions, who comprise the armed forces high command, have not undermined the basic unity and coherence of the Tatmadaw.
Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). Donald M. Seekins . 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
Defence Services Academy — (DSA) စစ်တက္ကသိုလ် The DSA, Pyinoolwin Motto Triumpha … Wikipedia
Defence Services Technological Academy — Defense Services Technological Academy တပ်မတော် နည်းပညာ တက္ကသိုလ် Motto Creativity, Honour, Capability Technology for Military Might Established 1993 … Wikipedia
Defence Services Medical Academy (Burma) — Defence Services Medical Academy (DSMA) တပ်မတော် ဆေး တက္ကသိုလ် Motto … Wikipedia
Defence Services Command and Staff College — Motto To War With Wisdom and Knowledge Established 1 January 1997 Type Military Staff College Commandant Major General N. A. Ranasinghe RSP, USP, ndc, psc … Wikipedia
Defense Services Academy — Infobox University name = Defence Services Academy (DSA) native name = image size = caption = latin name = motto = The Triumphant Elite of the Future DSA never surrenderestablished = June 1 1957 in Pyin Oo Lwin closed = type = affiliation =… … Wikipedia
Australian Defence Force Academy — Infobox University name = Australian Defence Force Academy established = 1986 motto = To Lead, To Excel type = Commonwealth Military Academy head label = Commandant head = Brigadier Wayne Goodman AM city = Canberra state = Australian Capital… … Wikipedia
Combined Defence Services Examination — The Combined Defense Services Examination or the CDS Exam is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy. The… … Wikipedia
Australian Defence Force Academy — noun an academy for officer cadets of the three armed forces, established 1986 in the ACT; offers tertiary training previously provided at Point Cook, Duntroon Military College, and the Royal Australian Naval College at Jervis Bay. Abbrev.: ADFA… … Australian English dictionary
Defence & Strategic Studies (DSS) Department — Defence Strategic Studies (DSS) is a department in the Quaid i Azam University; Islamabad. It is the only civil military educational institute in Pakistan that deals with the study of defence and strategy. The faculty building Contents … Wikipedia
Academy Sergeant Major — The Academy Sergeant Major is the senior non commissioned officer instructor at a military academy.At the British Army s Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, the AcSM [ASM in the British Army stands for Artificer Sergeant Major, an appointment in… … Wikipedia