Tag Archives: GEOPOLITICS & STRATEGIC STUDIES

THE EVIDENCE OF THINGS UNSEEN: WHEN CREDIBILITY FRINGES ON GOSPEL TRUTHS

‘C12′ and ‘C16′ clearly visible in an array of Otokar Cobra APCs at Jaji Many months ago and without any photos to back up our assertion, Beegeagle mentioned the fact of having swung through the garrison town of Jaji and … Continue reading

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SPECIAL TASK FORCE COMBINED OPERATIONS

Red berets of the Nigeria Police Anti Terrorism Squad and soldiers on Special Task Force duties in JOS

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, BOKO HARAM ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, JOS ETHNORELIGIOUS CONFLICT, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIA POLICE FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN PARAMILITARY FORCES, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SPECIAL TASK FORCE, STATE SECURITY SERVICE, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGERIAN ARMY: COUNTERTERRORISM AND COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS

Nigerian Army Quick Response Group at Lokoja Security checks at a military cantonment in northern Nigeria A Toyota 4WD and an Isuzu 3-ton gun-truck of the Nigerian Army in central Nigeria A Toyota 4WD and an Isuzu gun-truck

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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

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN ARMY, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, POLITICS, SIERRA LEONE, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, VETERANS AFFAIRS, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

CHINESE RESEARCH VESSEL ‘DAYANG YIHAO’ IN NIGERIA ON 9-DAY JOINT MARITIME OCEANOGRAPHIC MISSION

 

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, BORDER SECURITY, CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

P175 AND P176: TWO OF THE TRIAD OF 24 METRE FRENCH-BUILT OCEA PATROL CRAFT..COMING TO THE NIGERIAN NAVY, JUNE 2012

P175, an OCEA 24 metre patrol craft constructed for the Nigerian Navy, slated for delivery any moment now P176,another OCEA 24 metre patrol craft constructed for the Nigerian Navy, slated for delivery any moment now Rear view of the OCEA … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, BUNKERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, DEFENCE INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, JOINT(MILITARY)TASK FORCE IN THE NIGER DELTA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGER DELTA CONFLICT, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, NIGERIAN SPECIAL FORCES, PIRACY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 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

NIGERIAN ARMY QUICK RESPONSE GROUP:COUNTERTERRORISM+COUNTERINSURGY OPS

Men of the CTCOIN Quick Response Group near a strategic national asset at Lokoja

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