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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 NAVY CONSIDER THE ACQUISITION OF SURPLUS SEA KNIGHT AND SEAPRITE HELOS FROM THE USA

Nigerian Navy personnel board a US Marine Corps HH-46E for a search and rescue flight demonstration during a visit to MCAS Cherry Point on 4 February. Source: NAVAIR IHS JANE’S DEFENCE WEEKLY 17 March, 2014 Gareth Jennings, London A delegation … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY SHIP, NNS BURUTU P174, INTERCEPTS 4 VESSELS, ARRESTS 22 CHINESE CREWMEN

NNS Burutu P174, a 38 metre Suncraft Sea Eagle Offshore Patrol Craft, intercepted the ships NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA March 18th,2014 The Nigerian Navy has arrested four ships and 22 persons , suspected to be Chinese, who allegedly entered Nigeria‚Äôs … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY DESTROY 260 ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN WARRI, APPREHEND 5 SUSPECTS

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos in a RHIB. NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 16 March, 2014 Warri The Nigerian Navy on Saturday in Warri,destroyed over 260 illegal refineries and apprehended five persons suspected to be involved in running the refineries. … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY IMPOUND 87,500 LITRES OF DIESEL…7 SUSPECTS ARRESTED, HANDED OVER TO THE NSCDC FOR PROSECUTION

NNS Andoni P100, a 31 metre patrol ship crafted with pride in the Federal Republic of Nigeria by the Nigerian Navy NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA March 14, 2014 15:04 Port Harcourt The Nigerian Navy said it impounded 87, 500 litres … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY ARREST 3 VESSELS FOR ILLEGAL OIL DEALS, FISHING

NNS Andoni P100, a 31 metre patrol ship crafted with pride in the Federal Republic of Nigeria THISDAY 8 February, 2014 As part of measures to rid the nation’s waterways of all forms of illegalities, personnel of the Western Naval … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY COMMISSION ONE 25 METRE SHALDAG MK.II PATROL CRAFT, THREE 17 METRE MANTA MK.II ASD LITTORAL INTERCEPTORS INTO SERVICE ; NN NOW FIELD 22 UNITS OF MANTA PLATFORMS IN TOTAL

A Shaldag Mk.II FPC (in the background) and three Manta Mk.II ASD Littoral Interceptors, commissioned into service on the 19th day of November, 2013 at the NNS Beecroft naval base, Apapa, Lagos. PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN NAVY The official Nigerian Navy … Continue reading

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NIGERIA HAS GREAT CAPABILITY TO FIGHT TERRORISM – U.S AFRICOM COMMANDER; U.S HELPING WITH REBUILDING MILITARY AIRLIFT CAPACITY, MARITIME SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE FUSION

NNS Thunder F90 sails into Nigerian waters from the USA, January 2012 NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Sun, 03/02/2013 Gen. Carter Ham, Commander,U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) says Nigeria has the capability to fight the war against Boko Haram terrorism. Ham said … Continue reading

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: NIGERIAN NAVY SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE COMMANDOS: BOARD-AND-SEARCH DRILLS OFF A RHIB(INSPIRATION..HENRY, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER)

Nigerian Navy SBS commandos hone their board-and-search skills in the shadow of NNS Thunder F90

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NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY COMMEND THE NIGERIAN NAVY..AS AFCSC COURSE 35/12(MARITIME WARFARE) VISIT THE NPA

A Nigerian Navy seaman mans a 20mm weapon THISDAY 1 February, 2013 The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has hailed the Nigerian Navy (NN) for the strides it has attained over the years. It said the performance of the Navy has … Continue reading

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