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BEEG EAGLE -perspectives of an opinionated Nigerian male with a keen interest in Geopolitics, Defence and Strategic Studies

FIELD IMAGERY FROM MILITARY OPERATIONS IN NIGERIA’S FAR NORTHEAST

An Agusta A109 LUH helicopter at Mafa A T72 AV tank and troops in bullish mood A BigFoot MRAP(foreground) and a REVA MRAP (background) TECHNICAL SUPPORT: MCSHEGZ PROPS: KEVI KEVOSTA

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE AGUSTA HELICOPTER(S) CONFIRMED WEAPONISED..BEECHCRAFT SUPER KING AIR 350i CONFIRMED IN ISR ROLE ; AGUSTA HELO ON ARMED RECCE MISSION DESTROYS TWO BOKO HARAM LOGISTICS TRUCKS

A Malaysian example of a weaponised Agusta A109 helicopter PM NEWS Published on August 24, 2015 Two trailers suspected to be carrying logistics support to members of the Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) sect have been intercepted and destroyed by the … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY: A BTR-SERIES ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER AT ONITSHA

PHOTO CREDIT: DAILYMAIL NG

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USA EXPORTING ARMS TO NIGERIA DESPITE ‘BAN’ ; NAVISTAR MAXXPRO & CAIMAN MRAPs, PLASAN SASA (SANDCAT) LIGHT ARMOURED VEHICLES LINED UP FOR DELIVERY

NAVISTAR MAXXPRO MRAP CAIMAN MRAP SANDCAT ARMOURED TACTICAL VEHICLE Nigeria : US exporting arms to Nigeria despite ‘ban’ 14 AUGUST 2015 Despite a much touted “ban” allegedly preventing the United States from exporting arms to the Nigerian forces,Pentagon records show … Continue reading

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FOTORAMA: PRESIDENT BUHARI DECORATES NIGERIAN MILITARY CHIEFS WITH THE INSIGNIA OF THEIR NEW RANKS

President Buhari, assisted by Mrs Olonisakin, decorates the Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin with the rank insignia of General President Buhari places the peak cap of a Lieutenant General on the head of the Chief of Army Staff, … Continue reading

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POTENT OPTIONS FOR UPGUNNING THE NIGERIAN ARMY AVIATION UNIT’S GAZELLE HELICOPTERS

A Gazelle helicopter inducted in 2015, operated on behalf of Army Aviation by the Nigerian Air Force CREDIT: KEVOSTA TECH SUPPORT: MCSHEGZ This potent panoply of armaments fit for ongoing counterinsurgency operations can be replicated by either ATE, PARAMOUNT GROUP … Continue reading

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PROFILE OF NIGERIA’S NEW DIRECTOR OF DEFENCE INFORMATION, COLONEL RABE ABUBAKAR

Colonel Rabe Abubakar was born on 7 April 1965. He hails from Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. On completion of his secondary education, he proceeded to obtain his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and was later commissioned … Continue reading

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