Tag Archives: DEFENCE NEWS AND REPORTS

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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NIGERIAN JOINT MILITARY/SECURITY OPERATIONS: COUNTERTERRORISM COUNTERINSURGENCY DUTIES

Soldier of the 1 Mechanised Division’s 3 Motorised Brigade does his duty in Kano JSTF combined forces – soldier(l), MOPOL(c) and seaman(r) search a vehicle at Maiduguri Soldiers of the 3 Motorised Brigade in Kano Amphibious Forces of the JTF … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY EXERCISES, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, OIL & GAS, POLITICS, RISK ANALYSIS, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

PREVIEW OF POLICE+INTELLIGENCE SERVICES FY 2012 PROCUREMENT: FG TO SPEND US$438.5 MILLION ON HARDWARE; POLICE BUDGET IS US$1.985 BILLION

DAILY TRUST 19 December 2011 Abuja The Federal Government’s jumbo budget for the Security sector is to be partly used to buy advanced weapons and security gadgets, including armoured tanks, bomb detectors, cellphone tracking system, and arms and ammunition, according … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY HARDWARE, NIGERIA, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

(RECAP) NIGERIAN NAVY SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE: NAVAL UNIT WHERE WOMEN ARE NOT WELCOME

NAVAL UNIT WHERE WOMEN ARE NOT WELCOME By PHILIP NWOSU DAILY SUN Newspapers Friday, December 25, 2009 The Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service (SBS) is gender insensitive and the commanders are not hiding it. Indeed, in this special naval service, … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, MILITARY PHOTOS, NEWS & REPORTS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY | Tagged , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

NIGERIAN ARMY OPERATIONAL PHOTOS

Major General Moses Obi, Force Commander, UNMISS South Sudan and a 37-year veteran Brig.Gen Paul Boroh of the NA Infantry(l) and Brig.Gen Arinze Ebenebe, Commander 42 Div NA Engineers Brig Gen Ebenebe,Commander 42 Div NA Engrs(l)and Lt Col Kapel Kazir, … Continue reading

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NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS: K9 TEAM AT WORK

A K9 team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps demonstrate their skills

Posted in AFRICA, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, NIGERIA, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments