February 22 1982. This was a day that will live in infamy for the Nigerian Navy. On this day the Nigerian Navy commissioned one of the most sophisticated Frigate in … Continue reading Naval Dominance :Running Out of TIME!
The Shaldag MK II Patrol Craft is a 32M high-speed class of patrol boats used by the Nigerian Navy for a variety of missions ranging from coastal patrol to high-speed, … Continue reading Say Hello to the Shaldag MK II Fast Patrol Craft.
Nigeria’s fascination with Special Forces began in 2015 when the Nigerian government secretly deployed mercenaries from South Africa to help the Nigerian army in the fight against Boko Haram. But after … Continue reading Nigeria : Addicted to Special Forces.
The Nigerian Navy is ranked 4th in Africa by GFP (Global Firepower). It is indisputable that the main criterion for assessing the Navy of any country is in tonnage. Nevertheless … Continue reading Concept : Deploying Army MLRS from Navy Ships for Coastal Fire Support Missions
Nigeria’s defense spending and capabilities needs a review in which the potential threat to Nigeria is multifaceted. Whether that means internal strife, or invading Nigerian territory or challenging its sphere … Continue reading The Single Biggest Existential Threat to Nigeria.
It was on a sunny day on the 7th of May 2017. Two months after a French Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV),Commandant L’ Herminier, wowed Nigerians Commandant L’ Herminier, after … Continue reading Say Hello to Nigeria’s P18N Stealth Corvette.
The Nigerian Navy has in recent years commissioned several domestic designed and built ships by the Naval Dockyard in Victoria Island and Naval Shipyard in Port Harcourt. That the Nigerian … Continue reading #Bring Back NNS Aradu.
Nigerian Army Active Duty Personnel : 160,000 (2016 est). Reserve Personnel : 32,000 (2013 est) Chief of Army Staff : -Lt Gen Tukur Buratai. Nigerian Navy Active Duty Personnel : … Continue reading The Impediments to Nigeria’s Military Transformation. But why?
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.
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.
THE BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) is the Philippine Navy’s biggest warships and the second ship of the Hamilton Class cutter type. The same class of ship as Nigeria’s biggest warship … Continue reading Inside Philippine’s biggest warship : BRP Ramon Alcaraz
High oil reserves, increased oil wealth and the accompanying diplomatic leverage possessed by Equatorial Guinea are all reasons for Nigeria to be on the lookout for Equitorial Guinea and the … Continue reading Equitorial Guinea Challenges Nigeria as Dominant Naval Power in the Gulf of Guinea.