Category Archives: NIGERIAN NAVY

NIGERIAN NAVY TO RECEIVE TWO EX-UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AND UNITED STATES NAVY SHIPS IN 2014, ‘USNS JOHN MCDONNELL’ AND ‘USCGC GALLATIN’ NETTED – CNS; NIGERIAN NAVY ANNOUNCE PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR 57TH ANNIVERSARY (NAVY WEEK 2013)

The USCGC Gallatin is a 115 metre 3,250 ton Hamilton-class ship. She is a sister ship to the NNS Thunder F90 which was transferred to the Nigerian Navy on May 13, 2011 and entered Nigerian service on January 23, 2012. … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, BORDER SECURITY, BUNKERING, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 96 Comments

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

Posted in ALGERIA, ARMED CONFLICT, CAMEROON, CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS, CONSERVATION, ETHIOPIA, MILITARY EXERCISES, NIGER, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN NAVY, POLITICS, RISK ANALYSIS, SPORTS, SUDAN, Uncategorized, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

NPA ACQUISITIONS FOR NIGERIAN NAVY BEING CONSTRUCTED IN FRANCE, SOUTH AFRICA: 32 METRE OCEA FPB 98 MK.II PATROL CRAFT CHRISTENED ‘DORINA’, 17 METRE LITTORAL INTERCEPTORS CHRISTENED ‘AGADE’ AND ‘OVIE’

An Algerian-owned 30mm cannon-armed FPB 98 Mk.II Coastal Patrol Craft PHOTO CREDIT: MER ET MARINE OCEA-BUILT FPB 98 MK.I 32m Coaastal Patrol Craft of the Benin Navy NPA moves to secure installations, orders three patrol vessels THE GUARDIAN 5 April, … Continue reading

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, OIL & GAS, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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: NIGERIAN NAVY MYSTERY SHIP IDENTIFIED; NAVAL AFICIONADO, BRAMR, DIGS DEEP INTO GLOBAL NAVAL ARCHIVES AND NAILS IT

Mystery solved, a 65 ft US-BUILT SWIFTSHIPS patrol craft,refurbished to perfection, is it COMPARE (Dominica Coast Guard patrol vessel: SHIPSPOTTING photo) – NOTE the observation post, slant of the cabin and the four ‘windows’ Now, FINALLY, we have this one … Continue reading

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: NNS SIRI P181…A 58 metre COMBATTANTE III FAST ATTACK CRAFT OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY

NNS Siri P181, a 58 metre Combattante III missile Fast Attack Craft on patrol

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: P248…A 17 metre MANTA ASD MK.II LITTORAL INTERCEPTOR OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY

A twin 12.7mm CIS-50 HMG-armed Manta Mk.II ASD Littoral Interceptor

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, ARMED CONFLICT, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN NAVY, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment