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

NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES RADIO DEBUTS ON SHORTWAVE RADIO FREQUENCIES FOR A GLOBAL REACH

Major General Chris Olukolade, Director Defence Information of the Nigerian Armed Forces..making things happen. BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 4 July, 2015 Woke up this morning and decided to tune into Shortwave Radio.Fortuituously, starting from where the dial of my radio set sat … Continue reading

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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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