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U.S. NAVY SECRETARY VISITS BENIN REPUBLIC

Benin Navy OCEA 32m Coastal Patrol Craft ‘ALIBORI’ 20mm cannon OCEA-BUILT FPB 98 MK.I 32m Coaastal Patrol Craft of the Benin Navy COTONOU Aug. 29 (Xinhua) U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on Tuesday arrived in Cotonou for an official visit … Continue reading

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BENIN NAVY ACQUIRE THREE NEW OCEA-BUILT 32m COASTAL PATROL CRAFT

Benin Navy OCEA 32m Coastal Patrol Craft ‘ALIBORI’ 20mm cannon OCEA-BUILT FPB 98 MK.I 32m Coaastal Patrol Craft of the Benin Navy Well, well…adversity is the mother of acquisitions after all. It turns out that like Nigeria, our good neighbours … Continue reading

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TASK GROUP 11.1: TOUGH TIMES FOR PIRATES, SEA ROBBERS…

Commodore Bola Ajibade, Nigerian Commander of the Joint Benin-Nigeria Anti-Piracy Task Group 11.1 NNS NWAMBA, a Cat-class logistics ship of the Task Group 11.1 on patrol near Cotonou, Benin Republic VANGUARD October 14, 2011 EXCERPTS: (…) The Nigerian Navy has … Continue reading

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BENIN ANTI-PIRACY EXPEDITION: NIGERIAN NAVY TASK GROUP 11.1 IN COTONOU

Nigerian Navy CAT-class logistics/offshore patrol vessel, NNS Nwamba in Cotonou 28th Sept. 2011 A ship of the Nigerian Navy, one of three ships taking part in a joint counter-piracy patrol by the Nigerian and Benin navies, patrols the sea off … Continue reading

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BENIN ANTI-PIRACY OFFENSIVE:COMMODORE AJIBADE HEADS NIGERIAN MILITARY TASK GROUP 11.1

Nigerian Navy ratings man a weapon station on a Sea Eagle Offshore Patrol Craft, NNS Burutu Nigeria, Benin sign pact to check sea piracy THE GUARDIAN Wedn., 28 Sept 2011 Cotonou To check the activities of pirates on West African … Continue reading

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UPSURGE IN BENIN PIRATE ATTACKS: NIGERIAN MILITARY MOVE IN FOR JOINT OFFENSIVE

Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces protect shipping in the Niger Delta Nigerian Navy anti-piracy MANTA ASD Littoral Interceptors.In the background,a 58-metre missile craft Benin, Nigeria launch joint patrols to stop piracy surge (AFP) COTONOU 28 September, 2011 Benin and Nigeria launched … Continue reading

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RBS DEFENDER RESPONSE BOATS: LEGACY OF THE US AFRICOM AFRICA PARTNERSHIP STATION

RBS Defender boat of the Tanzania Naval Command Ghana Navy RBS Defender boat Ghana Navy RBS Defender boats. A total of four units were presented to the Ghana Navy. Togolese Navy RBS Defender boats. Two units were presented to the … Continue reading

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