A TP Marine-manufactured 12 metre, .50 calibre HMG-armed K38 Combat Catamaran of the Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces
Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces in a 12 metre K38 Combat Catamaran(left) and a Made-in-Nigeria Modant Marine gunboat(right) during “Exercise Farauta”. These K38s were commissioned in April 2012 while the Modant Marine patrol boats, crafted with pride in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, were commissioned in September 2012 (see blog archives)
An Alenia ATR 42-500MPA Surveyor conducts surveillance patrols during “Exercise Farauta”
An Agusta A109e Power helicopter of the Nigerian Navy Air Arm prepares to land on the NNS Thunder F90
Proceed with extreme caution…the Eagle has landed.
Vice Admiral Dele Ezeoba, Chief of the Naval Staff observes proceedings using a pair of binoculars aboard NNS Thunder F90
Vigilance at sea – careful kills nobody!