Monthly Archives: June 2015

NIGERIAN MILITARY OPERATIONS IN THE FAR NORTHEAST

A T72 M1 battle tank A Huey helicopter A Bofors FH77 155mm howitzer in transit A pair of Chinese-built BigFoot MRAPs at the frontlines Gunners and a Bofor 155mm howitzer An assortment of REVA MRAPs of the 72 Strike Force … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY: A NIGERIAN SOLDIER, A NORINCO AUTOMATIC GRENADE LAUNCHER AND A POLISH-MADE BERYL RIFLE

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NIGERIAN ARMY AVIATION WING: CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF CHARGES STUDENT PILOTS TO BE READY FOR ACTION

WorldStage Newsonline 25 June 2015 The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Kenneth Minimah has charged Nigerian Army student pilots to be ready to work and live with troops wherever operational exigency demands without any thought of leaving their … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY: A CHINESE-BUILT CS/VP3 BIGFOOT MINE RESISTANT AMBUSH PROTECTED (MRAP) VEHICLE OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY

This MRAP, manufactured by Poly Technologies Incorporated(China), has been armed with a pair of W85 12,7mm heavy machine guns. The W85 HMG is produced NORINCO of China.

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FIELD IMAGERY: DOES THIS PHOTO OF A NIGERIAN AIR FORCE PILOT IN A RUSSIAN ZSh-7 HELMET INDICATE ANYTHING

PROPS: HENRY THE INIMITABLE TECHNICAL SUPPORT: MCSHEGZ ‘on point’ Just wondering between us three musketeers backstage what this means at a time when this blog reported on the hunt for Sukhoi Su-27/30s on that April 2015 day when a Nigerian … Continue reading

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AS MILITARY COMMAND CENTRE RELOCATES TO THE NORTHEAST, MILITARY CHIEFS VISIT YOLA (VIEW AIRCRAFT PICS)

Another unfamiliar helicopter with unfamiliar markings emerges, albeit inadvertently TECHNICAL SUPPORT: MCSHEGZ

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY: NIGERIAN FORCES CONSOLIDATE THEIR HOLD ON MUBI

Troops and a DShK 12.7mm machine gun-armed Steyr 4K 7FA-G127 Armoured Personnel Carrier of the Nigerian Army on the streets of MUBI A MT-LB multipurpose tracked armoured vehicle in the lead is followed by a Steyr APC as troops undertake … Continue reading

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY: THE LIBERATION OF MUBI BY THE 115 TASK FORCE BATTALION IN PICTURES

A MT-LB multipurpose tracked vehicle (left) and a Landcruiser gun truck at Mubi The Commanding Officer , 115 Task Force Battalion which recaptured MUBI, Lt Colonel Danjuma Abdullahi(middle) addressing his men at their base Men of the 115 Task Force … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY: NIGERIAN MILITARY OPERATIONS IN THE NORTHEAST REGION

Nigerian troops on the march in the Lame-Burra Forest Mopping up in the Lame-Burra Forest L-R: A BTR armoured personnel carrier, a tracked Steyr APC and a Panhard Sagaie armoured fighting vehicle at Baga Nigerian Army combat engineers clear the … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT BUHARI HOLDS MEETING WITH SECURITY CHIEFS

VOICE OF NIGERIA 3 June, 2015 The Nigerian President,Muhammadu Buhari has held his first meeting with the National Security Council, made up of Service Chiefs and other security top shots. The meeting took place at the Defense Guest House, Maitama, … Continue reading

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