Category Archives: NIGERIAN AIR FORCE

NIGERIAN AIR FORCE RELEASE NAMES OF NIAMEY AIR CRASH PILOTS; PHOTOS OF THE FALLEN NAF PILOTS(ALPHA JET) EMERGE

The fallen NAF officers VANGUARD May 8, 2013 By KINGSLEY OMONOBI ABUJA FORTY-eight hours after the fatal Alpha jet accident involving two Nigerian Airforce pilots, who lost their lives in Niamey, authorities of Nigeria Air Force, yesterday, gave the names … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE EXPECTED TO TAKE DELIVERY OF SEVERAL MORE ROBINSON R66 HELICOPTERS IN 2013…EVIDENCE SUGGESTS THAT DELIVERIES HAVE ALREADY COMMENCED; 9 NAF TECHNICIANS CONCLUDE TRAINING

PHOTO CREDIT: MORNINGTON SANFORD AVIATION The Nigerian Air Force Invites the World Famous ‘Pink Shirt’ (Richard Mornington- Sanford) to their base in Enugu to conduct a Robinson R66 with RR300 engine Type training Course and assemble their first two (2) … Continue reading

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SOME NIGERIAN MILITARY FOUNDATIONAL ASSETS FROM THE 1980s

FOKKER F-27-200MAR Maritime(NAF 905) In its heyday namely the 1980s, the aircraft pictured above played a similar role to what today’s Alenia ATR 42-500 MPA Surveyor play in aerial reconnaissance and intelligence gathering. The Nigerian Air Force operated two units … Continue reading

Posted in DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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?

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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.

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE PERSONNEL EXIT NIGERIA FOR AFISMA OPERATIONS

Tavor rifle-wielding ground troops of the Nigerian Air Force board a G222 plane enroute Niamey AVM Tayo Oguntoyinbo(c), AFISMA Air Component Commander flanked by very senior NAF officers

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NIGERIA COMPLETE FULL TROOP DEPLOYMENT FOR AFISMA OPERATIONS..2 NAF C130 HERCULES PLANES MOVE TROOPS AND HARDWARE, ONE RAF C130 MOVES EQUIPMENT; 1, 210 ARMY AND AIR FORCE PERSONNEL ON GROUND IN MALI AND NIGER

A Nigerian Air Force C130-H30 Hercules plane in Kaduna, Nigeria waits to convey troops to Mali PAN AFRICAN NEWS AGENCY 28 February, 2013 excerpts Nigeria has deployed the full complement of 1,200 troops it pledged for the African led International … Continue reading

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