Tag Archives: COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS

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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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: 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This long-term stored Super Puma, initially withdrawn from service in 1997, was refurbished and upgraded alongside NAF 567 by Eurocopter (Romania) and reintroduced into service in March 2012.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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NIGERIAN ARMY COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS IN PICTURES

Nigerian soldiers deployed on counterinsurgency operations in Maiduguri pictured in a Panhard VBL M11 armoured vehicle. A Nigerian soldier on foot patrol in a frontline neighbourhood. A Vickers Mk.3 Eagle tank on the streets of Maiduguri.

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FG OKAY ACQUISITION OF NEW FIGHTER AIRCRAFT, HELICOPTERS FOR THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, UPGRADES OF IN-SERVICE AIRFRAMES ; NEW AIRCRAFT TO BE SHOWCASED SOON

A NAF Alpha Jet pilot prepares for an air recce/border patrol sortie NIGERIAN EYE 8 April, 2014 The Federal Government has granted approval to the Nigerian Air Force to acquire more fighter jets and helicopters in the ongoing campaign against … Continue reading

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HAVE THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE TAKEN DELIVERY OF NEW ALX SUPER TUCANO GROUND ATTACK AIRCRAFT FOR COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS ??

BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 31 March, 2014 Reliable reports reaching Beegeagle’s Blog indicate that the Nigerian Air Force may have received a major boost to its counterinsurgency operational capabilities with the delivery last week of an unknown number of the highly rated … Continue reading

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CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF VISIT FRONTLINE TROOPS IN N.E NIGERIA

Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minimah (middle) and Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu commiserate with an injured soldier at the Maimalari Cantonment Military Hospital, Maiduguri. 20 March, 2014. PHOTO CREDIT: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA

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NIGERIAN TROOPS KILL 18 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS, SEIZE 16 AK47 RIFLES ; MNJTF STEP UP PATROLS IN THE LAKE CHAD AREA..NAF MOUNT AIR RAIDS ON ISLAND CAMPS

Nigerian troops in bullish mood get set for a trip into repossessed northern Borno PHOTO CREDIT: HEATHER MURDOCK/VOA NEWS PM NEWS 24 March, 2014 Nigeria’s military on Monday in Abuja said that it killed 18 suspected terrorists while troops captured … Continue reading

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