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
The ellusive Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was a hairs breath away from capture. Soldiers were very close to finally capturing him dead or alive, but then he got a … Continue reading How the Nigerian Army Deliberately Let Shekau Escape
How did a bunch of rag tag militia hold its ground against three of the regions most powerful nations and in the span of just three years rose to become … Continue reading The Complex Security Dynamics of West Africa.
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.
The ” non-alliance” movement ended decades ago, a nation like Nigeria should have a strategic defence pacts or ties with a major power. Nigeria is perhaps the only major power … Continue reading The Case For Closer Ties With Russia and China.
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.
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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.