Monthly Archives: January 2014

FIRST OF TWO INCOMING P18N (ENLARGED TYPE 056 DESIGN) 1,800 TON STEALTH OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY LAUNCHED IN CHINA ; ASSIGNED THE PENNANT NUMBER ‘F91’

full helicopter handling facilities – hangar and helipad Main gun – 76mm naval artillery is it PHOTO CREDIT: CHINA DEFENSE/WEIBO Advertisements

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OPERATIONAL IMAGERY : NIGERIAN NAVY MARITIME PATROLS

A Nigerian Navy seaman wields a Singapore Technologies Kinetics CIS-50 12.7mm heavy machine gun on board a patrol boat near the Atlantic coast off Bayelsa State, 19 December 2013 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS

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CAMEROON ON HIGH ALERT TO COMBAT INSECURITY ALONG ITS BORDERS…PRESIDENT JONATHAN OF NIGERIA DUE TO VISIT YAOUNDE TOMORROW FOR TRANSNATIONAL SECURITY TALKS

PAN AFRICAN NEWS AGENCY 24 January, 2014 Cameroon is on high alert due to the insurgency and political instability in neighbouring countries, and has therefore honed its strategies to counter the situation along its borders. The terrorist activities of the … Continue reading

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NIGERIA COUNTS ON REGIONAL SUPPORT TO END TERROR

Nigerian defence and security forces PAN AFRICAN NEWS AGENCY 24 Jan, 2014 By Abudu Babalola, PANA Correspondent, Lagos As the fight against terrorism intensifies at the national level in Nigeria, the link between the internal and international terrorist groups,has made … Continue reading

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DCD PROTECTED MOBILITY IN TALKS WITH MEKAHOG TO SET UP ARMOURED VEHICLE PLANT IN NIGERIA ; 44 SPRINGBUCK VI MINE AND BLAST PROTECTED VEHICLES DELIVERED TO NIGERIA

IHS JANE’S DEFENCE WEEKLY Helmoed-Römer Heitman Pretoria 22 January 2014 South Africa’s DCD Protected Mobility is in discussions with Nigeria’s Mekahog Group with an eye to establishing a plant to build the Springbuck armoured personnel carrier (APC) in the West … Continue reading

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NIGERIA POLICE FORCE TECHNICAL CREW ATTEND TRAINING COURSE ON THE SPRINGBUCK VI MINE AND BLAST PROTECTED VEHICLE

Springbuck VI mine-protected vehicle ENGINEERING NEWS 17 January, 2014 During November and December 2013, a group of 10 operators and maintenance personnel from the Nigerian Police Force attended a two week training course at DCD Protected Mobility in Isando and … Continue reading

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COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS : LARGE NUMBER OF BALLISTIC ARMOURED TACTICAL TRANSPORT (BATT) APCs REPORTEDLY SHIPPED TO NIGERIA

BATT XL excerpts QUOTE The Armored Group (TAG) has just announced the delivery of a large quantity of Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport (BATT) units to Senegal and Nigeria. Additional requests have been pouring in from countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, … Continue reading

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