Category Archives: VETERANS AFFAIRS

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: VICKERS MK.3 EAGLE TANKS OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY (PROPS:MUDI, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER)

Vickers Mk.3 Eagle tanks of the Nigerian Army

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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

JSTF KILL TWO SUSPECTED GUNMEN, ARREST FOUR OTHERS IN BOTCHED ATTACK ON A KANO CHECKPOINT

An Otokar Cobra APC on urban counterterrorism counterinsurgency patrols NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA February 24, 2013 Kano The Joint Security Task Force (JTF) on Saturday shot dead two suspected gunmen and arrested four others in the Kano metropolis. An eyewitness … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 NIGERIA POLLS, ALGERIA, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, HUMAN ANGLE STORIES, HYDROELECTRIC POWER, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, LIBERIA, MAURITANIA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, MINING AND MINERALS, NATURAL RESOURCES, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIA PRISONS SERVICE, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, POLICE FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, SUDAN, TERRORISM, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY TAKE DELIVERY OF PATROL BOATS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY…FOC-WEST REQUESTS SUPPORT WITH LARGER PLATFORMS IN THE OVER 32 METRE CATEGORY; NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY, NIGERIAN NAVY TO ENSURE SAFE NAVIGATION

Nigerian Navy gunboats(not the NPA’s largesse) DREDGING TODAY 1 February, 2013 The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during … Continue reading

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HANGING OUT WITH ECOMOG VETERANS PT.II – A FOOT SOLDIER’S STORY.

Photo: AFP Sometime last year, BEEG EAGLE’S BLOG published details of narratives given by commissioned officers of the Nigerian Army who participated in the West African ECOMOG military interventions in the Liberian and Sierra Leonean Civil Wars. The narratives were … Continue reading

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THE NIGERIAN MILITARY’S UNKNOWN JUMBO HAUL OF RIVER GUNBOATS

RIVERLINE WARFARE COMBATANTS GALORE!!! A few years ago, Nigeria made a requisition for 200 river gunboats from the USA. This, according to information put out in the public domain at that time, was to enable the Nigerian military stay on … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR: PIONEER GOC, 3 MARINE COMMANDO DIVISION, COLONEL BEN ADEKUNLE(BLACK SCORPION)

Pioneer GOC 3 Div,Colonel B.Adekunle(hand on howitzer)watches a gunner during the Nigerian Civil War

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments