Asymmetry It is indisputable that the Nigerian army has until recently failed crush the Boko Haram insurgency, a decade long insurgency that has snuffed the life out of an estimated … Continue reading Boko Haram or Not the Nigerian Military is Back.
Eastern Naval Command. Random Imagery
Two hundred Nigerian soldiers. Twelve U.S soldiers. Six weeks. One Mission. Train with the Nigerian Army Infantry.
CHENGDU F-7N FIGHTER. The F-7 is a single-engine, lightweight fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) of China. Its design is based on its predecessor, the MiG-21 … Continue reading Fact Sheet : F-7N Fighter.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) plans to indigenously develop an armed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar announced during a 15 February ceremony … Continue reading Taking it to the next level : Nigerian Air Force to develop armed UAV.
The Cameroonian and Chadian Air Forces took delivery of two Cessna 208 aircraft for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions from the United States. Both aircrafts were delivered last week … Continue reading Closing the capability gap : Cameroon, Chad take delivery of Cessna ISR aircraft.
Nigeria has only been at peace for 24 months since the return to democracy in 29 May 1999, after four decades of military rule. Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year … Continue reading Maintenance : Impact of Nigeria’s Operational Tempo on Equipment.
Built by engineers at the NAF Institute of Technology, the Tsaigumi is Nigeria’s 3rd domestically built Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Preceding it are the Gulma Tactical UAE and the Amebo UAV.
In 2025 Idris Derby finds himself in a quandary. The landlocked Central African Republic of Chad is finding itself at the beginning of a precipitous depression, brought on by reduced … Continue reading The War with Chad. How It All Began
The Italian built Skyguard firecontrol radar system is a search, acquisition and target designation anti-aircraft fire control radar system for airborne targets flying at medium, low and very low altitudes. … Continue reading All you need to know about Nigeria’s Skyguard Fire-Control Radar System.
The Nigerian Air Force consolidated its continental leadership in the application of military drones on Thursday with the inauguration of its second indigenously built UAV at the NAF Institute of … Continue reading Say Hello to Tsaigumi : Nigeria’s new military drone.
If you want something done slowly, expensively, and over budget, you go to the Nigerians. While Nigeria is the economic and energy superpower with a GDP of $1 trillion (ppp) … Continue reading Will the F-7Ni Fighter Remain in Service till 2030?