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NIGERIAN NAVY FRIGATE, NNS THUNDER F90

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Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, MARITIME SAFETY AND SECURITY, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, NIGERIAN NAVY, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

NIGERIAN NAVY ORDERS ARREST OF PIRATES WHO HIJACKED TANKER

  Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) The Nigerian Navy (NN) Tuesday ordered the arrest of the pirates who hijacked a tanker off the country’s coast, in an indication the country is ready to go tough on the pirates who have been hijacking … Continue reading

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JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE: GETTING A HANDLE ON THE ANARCHICAL NORTHEAST

    QUOTE (ASSOCIATED PRESS/WASHINGTON POST) “(……) in the time since, Boko Haram has launched a wave of attacks in and around Maiduguri, a dusty city in Nigeria’s far northeast that borders with Cameroon, Chad and Niger, as well as … Continue reading

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THE NIGERIAN NAVY IN PICTURES

NIGERIAN NAVY OPS ROOM Nigerian Navy officers and ratings in joint training with the crew of HMS OCEAN Cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy prepare to board the flagship NNS Aradu, a MEKO-360 frigate NDA cadets engage in live fire … Continue reading

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HOW THE NIGERIAN NAVY, MARITIME GUARD COMMAND(NIMASA)PARTNERSHIP REDUCED PIRATE ATTACKS

RBS Defender gunboat armed with a 40mm automatic grenade launcher(aft) and 12.7mm machine gun(fore) •Maritime Guard Command has reduced piracy – NIMASA NATIONAL MIRROR 03/08/2011 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that the creation of the … Continue reading

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WEST AFRICA PIRATES ADAPT AFTER NIGERIAN CRACKDOWN

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos at sea off Lagos REUTERS Wed, Sep 21 By Richard Valdmanis and Jonathan Saul DAKAR/LONDON Nigerian pirate gangs are moving into the waters of neighbouring countries and attacking vessels further offshore after being driven … Continue reading

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U.S. BUILDING DRONE BASES IN AFRICA, ARABIAN PENINSULA

VOICE OF AMERICA September 21, 2011 The United States is reported to be expanding a secret drone program in east Africa and the Arabian peninsula in order to gather intelligence and strike al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia and Yemen. Citing U.S. … Continue reading

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