As the year 2017 draws to a close, DefenseNigeria presents images that lays bare the suffering and devastation of the nearly decade long war with Boko Haram more The pictures … Continue reading Here are the best Nigerian army photos of 2016/2017
The Army 3rd Armoured Division is located in Jos, Plateau state. Established during the civil war, it isncharged with the responsibility of securing it Area of Responsibility (AOR) covering the … Continue reading All you need to know about Nigeria’s 3rd Armoured Division.
Regional powers are not always benevolent leaders when it comes to the building of regional insttutons. While powerful states – partcularly the “new” rising powers – may have a vested … Continue reading Regional Powers : NIGERIA IN ECOWAS AND SOUTH AFRICA IN SADC.
In 2014 Nigeria had shown interest in buying surplus Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters that were phased out of service by the Israeli air force in 2013, as well as … Continue reading AH-1 Cobra : The Helicopter Nigeria Almost Had.
As Nigeria seeks to end her energy crises, Russia has a deal to build two nuclear power plants in Nigeria. Russian state owned company ROSATOM will build one in the … Continue reading Russia to Build Nuclear Plants in Nigeria.
The Nigerian government re-affirms emphatically it is not seeking nuclear weapons, neither does it have the technical expertise and necessary infrastructure to develop a nuclear weapons program. Then in 2006, … Continue reading Forgotten Facts : Nigeria’s Ballistic Missile Program. Part II.
This year, 2013 was the 100th year anniversary of the entry of the first Royal Australian Navy fleet in Sydney Harbor, on 4 October 1913. Which we saw the HMAS … Continue reading Special Report : International Fleet Review 2013 Part 1.
To date, U.S. Africa Command has not received any reports of human rights abuses by Cameroonian forces at either of these locations.” This was the boilerplate reply to media outlets … Continue reading Pentagon Denies Knowledge of Cameroon Base Abuses- Despite Being Aware of Reports of Toture.
I saw white men in Salak many times and I heard them talking in English. I think they were Americans. Everyone said they were Americans and we knew American soldiers … Continue reading Cameroonian Troops Tortured and Killed Prisoners at a Base for U.S Drone Surveillance.
Combined Services Military Academy of Cameroon Created in 1959 and inaugurated on January 18, 1961, under the appellation of the COMBINED SERVICES MILITARY ACADEMY OF CAMEROON (known by the French … Continue reading All you need to know about the Cameroonian Armed Forces.
UAt least two Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jets continue to operate out of Niamey-Diori Hamani International Airport in Niger. Up to four have been based there since early-2013, providing … Continue reading Alphas play key role for NAF
Erwan de Cherisey takes a close look at Cameroon’s rapid intervention aviation force. Since 2013, when a spate of kidnappings took place in its far north province, Cameroon has had … Continue reading Fighting terror from the sky : Cameroons Rapid Intervention Aviation Force.