Monthly Archives: May 2015

INAUGURATION DAY AT ABUJA: A COMBAT-KITTED IGIRIGI ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY: NIGERIAN ARMY REVA MRAPs

New to the inventory: REVA MRAPs and commandos of the Nigerian Army’s 72 Strike Force A foreign war correspondent (VICE NEWS) walks behind Nigerian soldiers as they march into battle Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos and Nigerian Army soldiers, … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY FROM NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

A Vickers Mk.3 Eagle tank seized by Nigerian troops from Boko Haram seen here in Bazza, after the Nigerian military recaptured it from the insurgent group. Perils of a soft-skinned vehicle: A military vehicle pockmarked with bullet holes is seen … Continue reading

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY FROM NIGERIA’S FAR NORTHEASTERN THEATRE

Nigerian armoured column on the move with a Steyr APC following a MT-LB multipurpose tracked vehicle PHOTO CREDIT: BBC A T55 tank used by Boko Haram Islamic militants captured by Nigerian troops at Uba, North East Nigeria, 01 March 2015. … Continue reading

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SETTING A NATIONAL DEFENCE AND SECURITY AGENDA FOR THE INCOMING BUHARI ADMINISTRATION

BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 24 May, 2015 General Muhammadu Buhari, President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria TERMS OF REFERENCE * TRAINING, DOCTRINE AND ORBAT – Adjustments to doctrine – Thrust of national DEFSEC policy – Content and thrust of local training … Continue reading

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY FROM THE SAMBISA FOREST : NIGERIAN FORCES ON THE OFFENSIVE

L-R: New hardware all round – REVA MRAP, a BVP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicle and a T72 battle tank T72 tanks and a REVA MRAP

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY FROM THE LIBERATION OF GWOZA

A trail of destruction left behind by Boko Haram terrorists Apprehending a suspected insurgent in the beautiful Mandara Mountains town of Gwoza Nigerian troops and an Otokar Cobra APC near Gwoza Nigerian troops and a T72 M1 tank at Gwoza

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