Monthly Archives: October 2011

NIGERIAN AIR FORCE L39 ALBATROS JET CRASHES

Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko Umar, Chief of the Air Staff, Nigerian Air Force DAILY TIMES October 29, 2011 A Nigerian Air Force L-39 trainer jet aircraft from 303 Flying Training School, Kano, on a routine training exercise from Calabar to … Continue reading

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US SAYS BACKING KENYA’S MILITARY OPERATION IN SOMALIA

Kenya Army officer and men NAIROBI, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) The United States said on Friday it has sold military equipment and offered logistical support and military training to Kenyan troops on a mission to flush out the Al Qaeda-linked militia … Continue reading

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GUNMEN BLOW UP PARAMILITARY GSU VEHICLE IN NORTH KENYA, FOUR INJURED

Men of Kenya’s paramilitary General Service Unit GARISSA, Kenya, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) Unknown gunmen blew up a Kenyan security vehicle in the Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya, injuring at least four people, officials have confirmed An eye witness at … Continue reading

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THE NIGERIAN NAVY’S TEN-YEAR EXPANSION PLAN REVISITED

38 metre Sea Eagle Offshore Patrol Craft..acquired in fulfillment of the 0-2 year phase SEPTEMEBER 2009 The Nigerian Navy sought the Federal Government’s approval to upgrade and expand the Navy considerably, including adding 49 warships and 42 helicopters. The goal … Continue reading

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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE PURSUE AL-SHABAAB(II)

Kenya Army AML 90 armoured fighting vehicles

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THE BANGLADESH NAVY TEN-YEAR STRATEGIC ACQUISITION PLAN

BNS Bangabandhu DAILY STAR(BANGLADESH) Wedn, June 24, 2009 • Navy eyes sub, new frigates • Prepares Tk 6,000 crore plan to turn it into ‘3-dimesional’ force Bangladesh Navy seeks the implementation of an ambitious ten-year plan to upgrade it into … Continue reading

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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE PURSUE AL-SHABAAB

Kenya Army Panhard AML 90 Kenya Army column: trucks lead, Puma M26 mine protected vehicles follow Kenya Army FERRET scout car

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KENYAN TROOPS KILL 9 AL-SHABAAB MILITANTS IN FIRST DIRECT CLASH

Kenyan troops near the Liboi border post Kenya says 9 militants killed as troops battle Somali militants; al-Shabab promises revenge By Associated Press, NAIROBI, Kenya 27 October, 2011 Kenyan forces and Somali militants waged their first ground battle Thursday, and … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO PEACEKEEPING

Nigerian Army Airborne Forces Intra-state conflicts in Africa have made peacekeeping operations crucial in the past years DAILY TIMES October 27, 2011 The Nigerian Army has affirmed its commitment to support peace keeping operations in Africa.  Speaking during the … Continue reading

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SIX FEARED DEAD IN GRENADE ATTACK ON BUS IN NORTHERN KENYA

  MANDERA, Kenya Oct. 27 (Xinhua)     At least six Kenyans had been killed in a grenade and assault rifle attack on a bus in northern Kenyan town of Mandera, witnesses and police said on Thursday. Regional police commander … Continue reading

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