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

BOKO HARAM: US RENEWS COLLABORATION WITH NIGERIA, NEIGHBOURS

(FILE PHOTO, June 2014) NEW TELEGRAPH 30 December 2015 The U.S. Government has restated its commitment to help Nigeria and its neighbours to counter terrorism acts by Boko Haram. A statement issued by the U.S. Embassy in Abuja on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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CHINESE AFICIONADO, XIN LINGYU, SAYS “EVEN THE BASELINE JF-17 THUNDER BLOCK 1 IS MORE MANOEUVREABLE THAN THE GRIPEN C/D”

JF17 THUNDER JAS-39D GRIPEN (DEFENCE INDUSTRY DAILY PHOTO) The Youtube videos posted earlier on your blog is quite understandable because the T/W ratio in Beegeagle’s post is totally wrong! The empty weight of JF-17 Block I is 6411, while JAS-39 … Continue reading

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DISCUSSION THREAD: NIGERIAN AIRFORCE 2016 PROCUREMENT PLAN DETAILS THE ACQUISITION OF JF17 THUNDER/FC-1 MULTIROLE JETS, SUPER MUKSHAK TRAINER AIRCRAFT AND MI-35M ATTACK HELICOPTERS

JF17 THUNDER/FC-1 XIAOLONG HERE IS HOW THE BASELINE JF17 THUNDER/FC-1 STACKS UP AGAINST THE GRIPEN View post on imgur.com Super Mukshak Mi-35M The applicable numbers detailed for acquisition in the 2016 tranche are as follows – 10 units of Super … Continue reading

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BORNO STATE GOVERNMENT PRESENTS THIRTY TOYOTA LANDCRUISER TRUCKS & JEEPS TO THE NIGERIAN ARMY AS TOKENS OF OPERATIONAL SUPPORT

Gun trucks…wahala comes to town. BH, take note Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin standing beside a SUV variant of Landcruiser expresses his gratitude to Governor Shettima for the supportive gesture on behalf of the Nigerian Armed Forces … Continue reading

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PHOTOS FROM THE NIGERIAN NAVY 2015 ANNUAL FLEET REVIEW AT SEA

NNS SAGBAMA, a Chinese-built (modified Type 062) 47m patrol ship donated by the Chinese in 2015 NNS ANDONI, crafted with pride in the Federal Republic of Nigeria hy Nigerian naval architects and engineers NNS PROSPERITY, a 65 metre 1,020 ton … Continue reading

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FIELD IMAGERY FROM THE FRONTLINES OF NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

T72 battle tanks and REVA Mk.III MRAPs A Beryl rifle-wielding commando and a BTR-4 APC of the Nigerian Army

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UNITED KINGDOM BOLSTERS TRAINING IN NIGERIA TO COMBAT BOKO HARAM; CURRICULUM TO INCLUDE COMBAT ENGINEER TRAINING W.E.F 2016

L-R British Chief of Defence Staff, General Nicholas Houghton, United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria , Mr. Paul Arkwright in a handshake with President Buhari and Nigeria’s National Security Adviser, Gen (rtd) Babagana Mohammed Monguno during an October 2015 visit … Continue reading

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