Monthly Archives: January 2015

CZECH ARMS DEALER TO SELL MODERNISED T72M1 BATTLE TANKS, (BVP-M2 SKCZ?) ARMOURED INFANTRY FIGHTING VEHICLES AND ROCKET LAUNCHERS TO NIGERIA

BVP-M2 SKCZ Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle. PRAGUE, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) Czech arms dealer Excalibur Group will sell weapons to Nigeria’s government forces for fighting with the militant group Boko Haram, local media reported on Friday. Excalibur Group’s spokesman Andrej Cirtek … Continue reading

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NIGERIA ALSO ACQUIRING PRE-OWNED T72 BATTLE TANKS FROM HUNGARY; INITIAL CONSIGNMENT AIRFREIGHTED JANUARY 26TH, 2015

HUNGARIAN T-72A FOR NIGERIA http://www.m.liveleak.com/view?i=d34_1422357900 Through Czech company – Excalibur Army – Hungarian T-72A have been sold to Nigeria. 16 vehicles should be shipped to Nigeria on board of Ukrainian AN-225 soon. These are the vehicles that were supposed to … Continue reading

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NNS CENTENARY F91, THE NIGERIAN NAVY’S FIRST CHINESE-BUILT P18N STEALTH OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL ARRIVES SOUTH AFRICA’S SIMONSTOWN NAVAL BASE ON HER MAIDEN HOMECOMING VOYAGE

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SPECIAL FOCUS ON THE NIGERIAN MILITARY’S NEW CHINESE-BUILT CH-3 UNMANNED AIR COMBAT VEHICLES (ARMED DRONES)

* Developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC) MISSION PROFILE – reconnaissance in the combat zone, – intelligence gathering – precision strike missions TECHNICAL DATA * Cruising speed – 220 km/hr * Loiter Time – 12 hours. … Continue reading

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UNVERIFIED PHOTO OF A CRASHED CHINESE-BUILT CH-3 UCAV OF THE NIGERIAN MILITARY IN BORNO?

PHOTO CREDIT: AMINU GAMAWA A photo of what is believed to be a Chinese-built CH-3 UAV of the Nigerian Armed Forces which crashed at Dumge village in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State. For a few months now, speculation … Continue reading

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IMAGERY FROM THE JANUARY 25TH 2015 BATTLE TO SECURE MAIDUGURI

Nigerian troops in a MOWAG Piranha APC on the move. Behind them is an Otokar Cobra APC chock full of the men of the allied Borno Vigilante aka “Civilian JTF” PHOTO CREDIT: YUSUF ABUBAKAR

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NIGERIAN MILITARY EXPECTED TO MOUNT A MAJOR COUNTERINSURGENCY OFFENSIVE BEFORE MID-FEBRUARY 2015..AMPHIBIOUS AND AIR ASSETS MOBILISED FOR ‘HAMMER-AND-ANVIL’ ONSLAUGHT

Nigerian soldiers and a Streit Spartan Mk.3 APC PHOTO CREDIT: SIRIUS BLACK * Expects the temporary evacuation of residents in conflict-affected areas WorldStage Newsonline 23 January, 2015 The Nigerian military has finalized plans to conduct a once and for all … Continue reading

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