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FIELD IMAGERÝ : NIGERIAN MILITARY OPERATIONS IN THE FAR NORTHEAST

An Agusta A109 LUH of the Nigerian Air Force A battle-scarred Otokar Cobra APC of the Nigerian Army A Mi-24 Hind attack helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force TECHNICAL SUPPORT: MCSHEGZ

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FIELD IMAGERY: NIGERIA’S ‘WAR ON TERROR’ IN THE FAR NORTHEAST

A T55 tank of the Nigerian Army at Konduga, a gateway town to Maiduguri which has thus far been heroically defended THIRTEEN TIMES by men of the 103 Battalion, supported by commandos of the 72 Strike Force, from spirited onslaughts … Continue reading

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NIGERIA’S WAR ON TERROR: MILITARY OPERATIONS IN NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

A Steyr 4K 7FA APC of the Nigerian Army A Super Puma helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force and a VICE NEWS reporter A T72 M1 tank of the Nigerian Army on a tank transporter Commandos of the 72 Strike … Continue reading

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POST-RECAPTURE BY NIGERIAN FORCES, NORMALCY RETURNS TO BOKO HARAM’S ERSTWHILE CALIPHAL HQ OF GWOZA

A T72 M1 tank of the Nigerian Army at Gwoza Nigerian Air Force pilots at Gwoza Major General Chris Olukolade, Nigeria’s Director of Defence Information. In the background is an Agusta A109 LUH helicopter of the NAF A Mi-35 attack … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY: NIGERIAN ARMY COMBAT OPERATIONS IN THE FAR NORTHEAST

PHOTO CREDIT: POST NIGERIA Troops and a Steyr 4K 7FA armoured personnel carrier of the Nigerian Army. One observable trend in the theatre is that, unlike the standard Browning M2 12.7mm machine guns with which these Steyr APCs are normally … Continue reading

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AN IMPROVISED SELF-PROPELLED 105mm GUN CAPTURED BY NIGERIAN TROOPS AT GWOZA

The Nigerian Army operate neither tracked nor truck-mounted 105mm artillery. This piece which was recaptured from Boko Haram at Gwoza could only have been mounted on this truck’s chassis by the terrorists. It shows how much they are willing to … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY: MILITARY OPERATIONS IN NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

Artillerymen and a Bofor FH-77B 155mm piece. A Bofors 155mm artillery piece opens up a barrage against hostile targets Nighttime bombardment by artillerymen New to the inventory…a BVP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicle kicks up dust A BVP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicle and … Continue reading

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