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

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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IMAGERY FROM THE FRONTLINES OF NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

A T55 tank in Boko Haram hands destroyed by the Nigerian military (AFP) Securing a landing site for an incoming helicopter at a makeshift landing strip Commando of the 72 Strike Force and a REVA MRAP(in the background) Nigerian soldiers … Continue reading

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BATTLEFIELD IMAGERY FROM NIGERIA’S FAR NORTHEAST

HOW TO keep an army supplied: a usable assemblage of three T72 tanks and two REVA MRAPs…both vehicle types new to the arsenal NAF 260, an upgraded Mil Mi-35 attack helicopter delivered August 2014 A Nigerian soldier walks by a … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY FROM NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

Troops at the wrecked palace of the Emir of Gwoza Door gunner on a Super Puma on combat patrols in northern Borno Rearing to go…no guts, no glory!! M-O-R-A-L-E…high!!

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COLONEL BARLOW, CHAIRMAN OF STTEP, REFUTES CLAIMS BY ‘SOLDIER OF FORTUNE’ MAGAZINE THAT ‘MERCS’ PLAYED A ROLE IN THE RESCUE OF SAMBISA HOSTAGES

BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 18 May, 2015 QUOTE 2015/05/18 at 5:09 am “I note that the magazine “Soldier of Fortune” has now come out stating that STTEP played a role in rescuing the captives in Sambisa forest! What rubbish they can spew… … Continue reading

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GUNBOATS AND LANDING CRAFT OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY AMPHIBIOUS FORCES

Stingray gunboats and landing craft, built by Suncraft(Singapore) and well-armed with Singapore Technologies Kinetics CIS-50 12.7mm heavy machine guns

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