Category Archives: MILITARY EXERCISES

NIGERIA’S SATELLITES CAPTURE BAGA EVENTS..EVIDENCE AND REVIEW STRONGLY SUGGESTS ARBITRARY ANALYSIS AND EXTRAPOLATION BY HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

China’s Long March-3B carrier rocket lifts off at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Dec. 20, 2011, successfully sending the US$311 million Nigerian communication satellite, NIGCOMSAT-1R, into orbit at 00:41 Beijing Time (Photo Credit: XINHUA) THE … Continue reading

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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 ARTILLERYMEN AT KACHIA DEMONSTRATE THE USE OF HARDWARE FOR VISITING CADETS OF THE NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY

Chinese-built Type 90 35mm anti-aircraft cannon: another hardware system in Nigerian service which has not been captured in ANY logs till date. 105 mm howitzers PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | 41 Comments

GROUND TROOPS OF THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE REGIMENT: FIRST MAJOR SHOWING AT THE NAF ‘AIR EXPO 2010′

Men of the Nigerian Air Force Regiment demonstrate their skills after having alighted from a Mi-35P attack helicopter during the maiden edition of the NAF AIR EXPO in Kaduna, May 2010.

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | 1 Comment

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

USA BOOST MARITIME SECURITY TRAINING WITH US$1 MILLION…DONATE 6 PATROL BOATS(RHIBs?), 2 ADDITIONAL BOATS INDUCTED; 25 TRAINEES GRADUATE FROM JOINT MARITIME SECURITY TRAINING CENTRE

Commandos of the Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service, working with a foreign trainer and in conjunction with the British-assisted Joint Maritime Security Training Centre(JMSTC), serve as a demonstration squad for the impartation of skills to the Nigeria Police Force’s MOPOL … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, ARMED CONFLICT, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, OIL & GAS, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

NIGERIAN NAVY SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE: DEMONSTRATION SQUAD ASSIST IN THE TRAINING OF MOPOL SWAT TEAMS

Commandos of the Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service, working with a foreign trainer and in conjunction with the British-assisted Joint Maritime Security Training Centre(JMSTC), serve as a demonstration squad for the impartation of skills to Nigeria Police Force MOPOL SWAT … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE STEP UP BORDER PATROL TO CURB ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

THISDAY 31 January, 2013 As part of its effort to curb the influx of illegal immigrants into the country, the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has reinforced the country’s border by recalling more officers from the hinterland where they are not … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, ANSAR DINE, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, ECONOMICS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOS ETHNORELIGIOUS CONFLICT, MALI, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, PIRACY, POLICE FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, SOLID MINERALS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, SUDAN, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

SPANISH NAVY SHIP ‘RELAMPAGO’ ARRIVES NIGERIA ON 3-DAY TRAINING MISSION..CONDUCTS MINOR SEA EXERCISE WITH NIGERIAN NAVY SHIPS, NNS NWAMBA AND NNS ANDONI OFFSHORE LAGOS

NNS ANDONI P100, proudly made-in-Nigeria VANGUARD January 12, 2013 By EVELYN USMAN The Spanish Navy Friday in Lagos, exempted Nigeria from one of the pirate prone regions On the African continent, clarifying that the only maritime challenge plaguing the country … Continue reading

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