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Insurgency: NAF acquires 22 Aircraft – Air Chief

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar on Wednesday said the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, recently acquired 22 new aircraft to support various ongoing military operations across the country. Mr Abubakar made this disclosure while declaring open the NAF Finance Training Workshop with the theme: “Strengthening the NAF

NAF partners UI on local production of aircraft, weapons

Godsgift Onyedinefu The University of Ibadan (UI) has indicated its willingness to partner with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in the area of aircraft engineering and manufacturing of weapons to reduce foreign dependence. The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Professor Olanike Adeyemo, said the institution will provide homegrown solutions

Killings: NAF deploys air assets to plateau

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed an EC-135 helicopter and an Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft along with an additional detachment of NAF Regiment personnel to Plateau State. The deployment is in support of efforts aimed at quelling the crisis that recently erupted in the State and restoring normalcy. NAF

Air Force acquires 18 new aircraft, reactivates 13 in three years

•Trains, deploys 2,000 Special forces for internal security operations  •Commissions small arms shooting range in Bauchi Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has within three years of President Muhammadu Buhari administration acquired 18 new air craft and reactivated 13 others. NAF has also trained over 2,000 Special Forces personnel to bridge the gap between force

NAF remotely pilots aircraft, destroying Boko Haram vehicle in Sambisa

Jude Johnson    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), on 15 January 2018, successfully destroyed an emerging Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) vehicle workshop in the Sambisa general area. According to the Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, said that NAF Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance

NAF takes delivery of final batch of Super Mushshak aircraft

Babatunde Opalana  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday, 14 January 2018, took delivery of the second batch of Super Mushshak trainer aircraft that the Federal Government had since ordered from Pakistan. Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya said the Ilyushin 76 Strategic Airlifter aircraft that brought the

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria 

By Capt Hashim Abdullahi  1. ‘MADE-IN-NIGERIA MILITARY BOOTS RANK AMONG BEST GLOBALLY’. The boots produced by the Nigerian Institute of Leather Science and Technology (NILEST), Zaria have been ranked among the best in the world. The Acting Director General of the institute, Dr. Eucharia Ngozi Oparah, said this yesterday while receiving participants

NAF aircraft crashes in Kaduna, pilot confirmed dead

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Beetle Aircraft  crashed  in Kaduna on Thursday while on a mission , killing the pilot in the process. The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Cdre Olatokunbo Adesanya, who confirmed this development did not state the kind of operations being undertaken by

More Chinese military aircraft spotted near eastern Taiwan

Two Chinese military surveillance aircraft were seen flying east of Taiwan on Sunday, the third time in August that Chinese military planes were seen near Taiwan, according to Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense. Two Y-8 aircraft from the People's Liberation Army of China first flew near southern Taiwan, through the Bashi