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NIGERIAN NAVY SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos with a Nigerian Air Force Air Police operative(beret) RBS Defender gunboats of the Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service in the Niger Delta Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commando

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NIGERIAN ARMY SPECIAL FORCES

A Nigerian Army Special Forces commando tries his hands on a truck-mounted machine gun

Posted in ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

NIGERIAN ARMY AMPHIBIOUS FORCES

Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces in a heavily armed gunboat patrol in the Niger Delta

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NIGERIAN ARMY SNIPER RIFLE

A Nigerian Army sniper rifle

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

NIGERIAN ARMY PARATROOPERS

Male and female paratroopers of the Nigerian Army prepare to jump off a G222 plane of the Nigerian Air Force Nigerian Army paratroopers jump off an Alenia G222 plane during ‘NADCEL 2012′ at Jaji Nigerian Army paratrooper Nigerian Army paratroopers … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN DEFENCE AND SECURITY FORCES: OPERATIONAL PHOTOS

COAS Nigerian Army, Lt Gen Onyeabo Azubuike Ihejirika discusses CTCOIN matters with COAS Pakistan Army, General Ashfaq Kayani at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, Pakistan An array of four 17 metre Manta Mk.II ASD Littoral Interceptors of the Nigerian Navy in … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, NIGERIA, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, Uncategorized, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

NIGERIAN GENERALS: CHANGE IN RANK DISPLAY METHOD

(Source: BLUEPRINT MAGAZINE) Brig Gen Saidu Bello, Commander 22 Armoured Brigade(rank insignia on chest, one star on collar)

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

WORLD EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: AT THE LAUNCH OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY’S NEW CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORM

L-R: Ex-CDS Air Chief Marshal Petinrin(in new Navy uniform),new Chief of Defence Staff Vice Admiral Ola Sa’ad Ibrahim, former Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal M.D Umar and Maj Gen EE Bassey, Chief of Administration, Army Nigerian Navy personnel … Continue reading

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COMBINED CTCOIN DRILL (NIGERIAN ARMY+NSCDC CIVIL DEFENDER)

CTCOIN Soldiers and Civil Defenders(red collars) do their thing

Posted in AFRICA, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, BORDER SECURITY, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, OIL & GAS, PIRACY, 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 , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NIGERIAN ARMY CTCOIN TROOPS

Graduands from the Nigerian Army’s 4-week Basic CTCOIN Proficiency programme

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