Category Archives: GHANA

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: AN UNFAMILIAR PATROL CRAFT(P2000 WATERCRAFT?) OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY…POSSIBLY ONE OF SIX PLATFORMS REFURBISHED BY TP MARINE

What make of patrol craft, most likely refurbished, is this?

Posted in AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS, CONSERVATION, ETHIOPIA, GHANA, ISRAELI-NIGERIAN RELATIONS, LIBERIA, MAURITANIA, MILITARY EXERCISES, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGER, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | 6 Comments

NIGERIAN NAVY REPRESENTATION AT ‘EXERCISE OBANGAME EXPRESS 2013′ IN CAMEROON

NNS Thunder F90(left) is seen here flanked by a French Navy ship, FS Lieutenant de Vaisseau Le Henaff F789 Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos do their traditionally qualitative thing PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN NAVY

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BENIN, BORDER SECURITY, BUNKERING, CAMEROON, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GHANA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

EXERCISE OBANGAME 2013: WHY THE USA IS INTERESTED IN THE SAFETY OF AFRICAN WATERS; “NIGERIAN NAVY VERY PROFESSIONAL, VERY COMPETENT AND A REGIONAL LEADER”

An Agusta A109e Power of the Nigerian Navy Air Arm prepares to land on NNS Thunder F90 THE GUARDIAN ON SUNDAY 24 February, 2013 SAFETY of the maritime environment for smooth sailing of merchant vessels has prompted United States of … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, BENIN, BORDER SECURITY, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GHANA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

PEACEKEEPING MISSION: GHANA’S MAJOR GENERAL DELALI JOHNSON SAKYI ASSUMES DUTIES AS NEW UNMISS FORCE COMMANDER IN SOUTH SUDAN

GHANA BROADCASTING CORPORATION/GHANA NEWS AGENCY (compiled 17 January, 2013) Major General Delali Johnson Sakyi on Monday took his new appointment in Juba as the Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS. Major General Sakyi succeeds Major General … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, GHANA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY PHOTOS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

NIGERIAN NAVY NAB 23 PERSONS, INCLUDING 10 INDIANS AND 2 GHANAIANS FOR OIL THEFT IN BAYELSA..HANDED OVER TO EFCC FOR PROSECUTION

A Nigerian Navy seaman mans a 20mm weapon CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS 14 January, 2013 The Headquarters of the Central Naval Command in Yenagoa today handed over 23 suspects to the members of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for … Continue reading

Posted in BUNKERING, GHANA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, OIL & GAS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

REJOINDER: A GENEROUS SERVING OF HUMBLE PIE FOR AFUA HIRSCH, “THE GUARDIAN(UK)” AND GHANAIAN HIRELINGS OF THE WESTERN MEDIA

Nigerian Army Airborne Forces BACKGROUNDERS “NIGERIAN ARMY’S MALI MISSION STALLS AMIDST DOUBTS IT CAN FIGHT” http://beegeagle.wordpress.com/2012/11/06/nigerian-armys-mali-mission-stalls-amid-doubts-in-can-fight-ghanaian-writer-on-a-british-tabloid/ GHANA’S EXEMPLARY AFRICAN ARMY ? http://beegeagle.wordpress.com/2012/12/22/our-critique-of-the-africa-report-article-who-are-africas-exemplary-armies-more-anglo-ghanaian-perspective/ WELL, non-exemplary Nigeria and Senegal are the first West African troops in Mali now. The Malian Army operations … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL-QAEDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB(AQIM), ANSAR DINE, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GHANA, MALI, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | 13 Comments

PRESIDENT JOHN MAHAMA COMMISSIONS FOUR MI-171Sh TERMINATOR HELICOPTERS INTO GHANA AIR FORCE INVENTORY

GHANA NEWS AGENCY Saturday 5th January, 2013 Accra, Jan. 05 President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday commissioned four new MI-171 SH Helicopters with the assurance that government would provide all the logistics for the military to execute their domestic and … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GHANA, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged | 6 Comments