Until the arrival of the Russian made T-72 M tank, 150 Vickers Mk III Eagle formed the spearhead of the Nigerian army’s three amoured division. The tanks primary role is … Continue reading Say Hello to Nigeria Vickers MkII Battle Tank.
France operates two Hafang drone bases in Niamey, Niger Republic.
In 1983 and 1984, France intervened in the war between Chad and Libya. Paris’ Operation Manta established a “red line” along the 15th parallel — a blocking position meant to stop any … Continue reading Forgotten Facts : The Daring Raid on Libyan Defenses.
Africa has continued to be looked down upon by the Western powers. Negative perceptions and representations such as civil wars, hunger, corruption, greed, selfishness, diseases, poverty, and the like have … Continue reading Say Hello to Lagos’s New World Class Bus Terminals Designs.
The Royal Air Force is phasing out its fleet of 40 year old Tornado fighter jets as the Island nation plan to use the Eurofighter Typhoons and Lockheeds F-35 to … Continue reading Nigeria’s Huge Opportunity : Britannia Phasing Out its Tornado Jets.
SA-6 Gainful Air Defense Missile System. Number in service : 12 The SA-6 Gainful self-propelled air defense system. It has seen successful combat actions during the Chad civil war. Design … Continue reading Two Chadian Weapons the Nigerian Air Force Should Fear.
” No African country, except Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa has the weapons that Chad has today. In addition to what I have today, I a trying to acquire others.” … Continue reading “No African country, except Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa has the weapons that Chad has today”
America’s next warplane could come from a rather unlikely place: Africa. The South African Mwari aircraft, the first warplane entirely designed and developed in Africa, has been rebranded as the … Continue reading America’s Next Warplane Could Be South African.
Rail infrastructure in Nigeria has entered a new era with the opening of Light Rail systems across the country. Since 2010 Nigeria has been embarking on the largest infrastructure project … Continue reading Abuja Metro Light Rail is First of its Kind.
The importance of close air support is an often overlooked aspect of ground operations. The uncertainty of receiving air support if called upon really hamstrung the operational effectiveness of the … Continue reading Say Hello : To quite frankly the dumbest military aquisition in the history of mankind !
The United States just commenced strikes against Syrian targets. As President Trump made the announcement explosions could heard in Damascus. Two British submarines in the area. Cruise missile launched from … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS : The U.S , France & Britannia commence strikes against the Assad regime.
The presence of French Mirage fighters in Chad was brought to light when a french fighter jet hit the wall of the airport during takeoff under unknown reasons. There was … Continue reading The Most Powerful Air Force in Africa : Its Not What You Think.