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EXERCISE OBANGAME 2014: “NIGERIAN NAVY SPECIAL FORCES WELL TRAINED, WELL EQUIPPED” – GERMAN NAVAL OFFICER ; SAYS POSSESS SKILLS SET UNAVAILABLE TO OTHER PARTICIPATING REGIONAL NAVIES

LAGOS, Nigeria (April 15, 2014) – U.S. and German service members discuss room-clearing tactics with Nigerian sailors (Special Boat Service commandos) during tactical moments drill at exercise Obangame Express 2014 (OE-14). OE-14 is a Gulf of Guinea-based multinational maritime exercise … Continue reading

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U.S MARINES, SAILORS TO CONDUCT TRAINING IN NIGERIA

JACKSONVILLE DAILY NEWS 16 April, 2014 By SP-MAGTF Africa 14 NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy Approximately 20 Marines and sailors from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14 will travel in April to Nigeria to conduct a theater security cooperation … Continue reading

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MULTINATIONAL “EXERCISE OBANGAME 2014″ COMMENCES IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

FROM LEFT: Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade; U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, MR James Entwistle and representative of the Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ameen Ikioda at the opening ceremony of EXERCISE OBANGAME EXPRESS 2014 … Continue reading

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EXERCISE OBANGAME 2014 IN PICTURES

A Ghana Navy 46.8 metre ship made by Poly Technologies of China (left) anchored beside an unclear 76mm gun-armed 58 metre Nigerian Navy ship. US Navy Capitan Nancy Lacore has organized the military excercise Nigerian Rear Admiral Samuel Alade, (Flag … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN TROOPS FREE 121 SCHOOL GIRLS ABDUCTED BY TERRORISTS AT CHIBOK

A Nigerian Army soldier in an Otokar Cobra APC in counterinsurgency operations in Borno. LEADERSHIP 16 April, 2014 A total number of 121 students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok have been freed this evening in the ongoing search … Continue reading

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“OPERATION RESTORE PEACE” : NIGERIAN ARMY OPERATIONAL IMAGERY

An armoured vehicle (Otokar Cobra APC) is seen parked at the entrance of the LEA primary school refugee centre, following a raid by gunmen who killed over 100 people at Angwan Gata, Kaduna State PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS

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BOTH NIGERIAN AIR FORCE ALENIA ATR 42-500 MPA SURVEYOR PLANES NOW ELINT-COMPLIANT

NAF 930 NAF 931 PHOTO CREDIT: GERRY RUDMAN http://www.egphotos.co.uk/bigimage.php?image_id=6503 Photographs show NAF 930 and NAF 931 (ATR 42-500MPA Surveyor planes) which have become even more advanced Special Mission Aircraft as can be gleaned from the photographs after they underwent ELINT … Continue reading

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EXERCISE OBANGAME 2014: NIGERIA SET TO HOST 22 NAVIES IN SEA-BASED EXERCISE; 10 NIGERIAN WARSHIPS AND PATROL CRAFT, 2 NAVAL HELICOPTERS AND NAF ALENIA ATR 42-500 MPA-ELINT PLANES PARTICIPATING

NNS Thunder F90 PHOTO CREDIT: ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY VOICE OF NIGERIA 14 April, 2014 Written by Chiamaka Ikechukwu Lagos The Nigerian Navy is set to host multinational maritime exercise to enhance security in the maritime environment and the Gulf of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE SUPER PUMA HELICOPTER (NAF 565)

This long-term stored Super Puma, initially withdrawn from service in 1997, was refurbished and upgraded alongside NAF 567 by Eurocopter (Romania) and reintroduced into service in March 2012. At the time in March 2012 when they were reinducted into service, … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN TROOPS RECOVER WEAPONS, RUSTLED LIVESTOCK IN BATTLES AGAINST MILITIA

PM NEWS 13-4-2014 Nigeria’s military authorities said on Sunday that their assaults on camps of armed militiamen in Kaduna and Plateau States have led to the recovery of arms and some stolen livestock. In a statement issued by Nigeria Defence … Continue reading

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