Monthly Archives: April 2015

NIGERIAN ARMY INDUCT ‘SPECIAL’ 6×6 “SOLDAT” KrAZ-6322 LORRIES; TECHNICIANS, DRIVERS COMPLETE TRAINING MODULE IN UKRAINE

The extremely rugged SOLDAT, pictured here at MUBI, has lately been enjoying phenomenal sales success with major deliveries to the armies of Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria and Laos during the course of these past six months.The SOLDAT is also fielded by … Continue reading

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COMBAT VEHICLES DEPLOYED BY THE NIGERIAN ARMY IN THE FAR NORTHEASTERN THEATRE (II)

A MT-LB multipurpose tracked vehicle at MUBI PHOTO CREDIT: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA A BIGFOOT MRAP in Maiduguri A Toyota Landcruiser gun truck on patrol outside Maiduguri

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COMBAT VEHICLES DEPLOYED BY THE NIGERIAN ARMY IN THE FAR NORTHEASTERN THEATRE (I)

IGIRIGI APCs A BIGFOOT MRAP performs escort duties at CHIBOK A Landcruiser gun truck at MUBI

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY FROM THE FAR NORTHEAST OF NIGERIA: BAMA THEATRE

Nigerian troops with a M56-2 105mm howitzer in tow celebrate after the liberation of Bama Nigerian soldiers and a T72 M1 tank after the liberation of Bama The Victorious The Vanquished Men of the Borno Youth Vigilante aka Civilian JTF … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY FROM THE ONGOING MILITARY OPERATIONS IN THE FAR NORTHEAST

A Mi-24 Hind attack helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force, acquired in August 2014 Commandos of Nigeria’s acclaimed 72 Strike Force and a heartwarming array of REVA MRAPs in a combat zone

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY FROM THE FAR NORTHEAST OF NIGERIA: BAGA THEATRE

Nigerian troops and a T72 M1 tank on the road to recapture BAGA A T72 tank provides fire support at Baga Armoured vehicles enter BAGA A communications centre installed by Boko Haram Nigerian troops step in to mop up after … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN TROOPS KILL A SENIOR BOKO HARAM COMMANDER, ABU MOJAHID, IN A GUNBATTLE AT ALAGARNO

LAGOS, April 22 (Xinhua) Nigerian troops combating Boko Haram militants have killed notorious top terrorists commander Abu Mojahid in northern Nigeria’s Borno State, a military spokesperson said Wednesday. Spokesperson for the Nigerian Defense Headquarters Major General Chris Olukolade said in … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM LAUNCH ROCKET ATTACK ON SOLDIERS AT BAGA, KILLING 2; ROADSIDE LANDMINE ATTACK ON ESCORT CONVOY HITS SOFT-SKINNED VEHICLE, 6 SOLDIERS, ONE VIGILANTE INJURED

Nigerian troops in a DShK 12.7mm HMG-armed Landcruiser gun truck patrol the streets of Mubi AFP 21 April, 2015 Kano Two soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram rocket attack on a military vehicle in the northeast Nigerian town of … Continue reading

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NIGERIA DEPLOY NEWLY-ACQUIRED HARDWARE SYSTEMS FOR COMBAT OPERATIONS IN THE FAR NORTHEAST

L-R: A Toyota Landcruiser truck serves as a prime mover for a 105mm artillery gun, two of a batch of recently acquired RM-70 modular 122mm Multiple Launch Rocket Systems and a MOWAG APC Also new to the inventory: a BVP-1 … Continue reading

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FOTORAMA: NIGERIAN MILITARY OPERATIONS IN THE FAR NORTHEAST

On the road to BAMA: a T72 M1 tank (foreground) and a T72 AV tank of the Nigerian Army loom large as troops prepare to advance on.BAMA A Bofors FH77B 155mm artillery piece prepares to open fire on targets at … Continue reading

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