While the military is no where near where it should be given Nigeria’s status in Africa, the Nigerian armed forces have undergone tremendous changes in the past decade. With the … Continue reading III Part Series : The Evolution of the Nigerian armed forces.
There is no military balance in Sub Sahara Africa in the classic sense of the term. Although geopolitical rivalries and tensions persist between South Africa and Nigeria , neither country … Continue reading The Military Balance 2018 : Air Power.
While in previous decades military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) were very simple pieces of equipment, the technology has advanced rapidly. They are now used all over the world and are … Continue reading African Countries With Operational Armed Drones.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday said it has graduated the first set in-house trained pilots for its Remotely Piloted Aircrafts (RPA). According to a statement endorsed by the … Continue reading Air Force Graduates Pilots for Unmanned Aircrafts
Its been 4 days since the 100 girls went missing, as the Nigerian army desperately search for the missing girls. The Nigerian Air Force is deploying a dizzing array of … Continue reading Nigeria deploys its most sophisticated search and rescue systems to search for the missing Dapache girls.
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.
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.