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AT THE NIGERIAN MILITARY’S “EXERCISE FARAUTA”, NOVEMBER 2012 (I) – PHOTO CREDIT; NIGERIAN NAVY

An array of participating ships at EXERCISE FARAUTA led by a 1,041 ton Cat class logistics ship/patrol vessel, followed behind and flanked to the right by a pair of stealth Suncraft Sea Eagle Mk.II Offshore Patrol Craft. The Suncraft ships … Continue reading

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EXERCISE FARAUTA: NIGERIAN NAVY INTERCEPT 17 VESSELS AT SEA, DETAIN 2 SUSPECTED ILLEGAL BUNKERING VESSELS

NNS Thunder F90 SUNDAY TRUST Written by Misbahu Bashir Sunday, 18 November 2012 Seventeen ships laden with tens of millions of barrels of crude oil suspected to have been stolen were arrested by the navy. The ships were intercepted by … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY MOVE AGAINST ILLEGAL BUNKERING, PIRACY AND SEA ROBBERY; EXERCISE FARAUTA BEGINS

NNS Thunder F90 sails into Nigerian waters from the USA, January 2012 Two of the Nigerian Navy’s Cat class logistics ships, donated by the USCG NNS Burutu P174, a 38 metre Suncraft Sea Eagle Offshore Patrol Craft Nigerian Navy Agusta … Continue reading

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ILLEGAL BUNKERING AND PIRACY: NIGERIAN NAVY TO CONDUCT “EXERCISE FARAUTA” IN THE NIGER DELTA 11-17 NOVEMBER…DEPLOY 8 SHIPS, 6 GUNBOATS AND 3 HELICOPTERS; ARMY AMPHIBIOUS FORCES, NAF MARITIME PATROL AIRCRAFT ALSO PARTICIPATING

An Agusta A109e Power of the Nigerian Navy Air Arm prepares to land on NNS Thunder F90 WEEKEND TRUST Written by Misbahu Bashir Saturday, 10 November 2012 The Naval headquarters in Abuja yesterday said it has deployed eight ships,six gunboats … Continue reading

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