In 2016 Nigeria’s quest to counter Boko Haram’s asymmetric warfare tactics with technology was taking off on steam. Nigeria was taking the world by surprise. It just sent into orbit … Continue reading Egypt Leads the Pack : Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles.
Months ago Nigerians were being rounded up and deported with gusto. In a summit in Oxford England Ghana’s President famously begins a speech with a 20 minute monologue on corruption … Continue reading Ghana’s President “Superpower Wannabe” Strikes Again !!
In today’s modern battlefield, airpower is functionally inseparable from land and battle space information. The Nigerian Air Force being a defence-oriented force is essentially a Tactical Air Force, and not … Continue reading PART II: Rebuilding Readiness.
The Nigerian military has a history of neglecting its internal domestic warfare capability and doctrine in favor of focusing on conventional warfare and projecting power. Emphasis was placed on logistic … Continue reading PART 1: The Nigerian Military’s Urgent Need for Rebalancing.
In 2014 Boko Haram terrorists carried out numerous attacks on Nigerian army positions only to flee back the border into northern Cameroon. The Nigerian Air Force introduced for the first … Continue reading Nigerian Attack Jets Strike Boko Haram Fighters inside Chadian Territory.
“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results” – Albert Einstein. President Buhari’s trip to Chad for consultations with Idris Derby … Continue reading Mr President: It’s Foolish to Repeat Ineffective Actions.
Every year there are new developments and emerging threats to the Nigerian military. Boko haram’s latest weapon isn’t on the battlefield but above it. Nigerian army recently confirmed that the … Continue reading Boko Haram Drone Threat : Industrial Revolution of Terrorism
In 2016 alone the Nigerian Air Force flew 6773 hours in 2,105 missions and 3,534 sorties in its operations in the North-East, striking key locations and assets sometimes as many … Continue reading The NAF Deserves a Spot in the Guiness Books. Here’s Why.
Task Force Battalions are basically now the fundamental core of the Nigerian army’s fighting force against Boko Haram in the northeast. They are formed around armoured regiment. Due to the … Continue reading Battle Groups : Core of the Nigerian Army Fighting Force
Nigerian Scientists and engineers have, for the past two years, been building and launching experimental rockets – without foreign assistance. There are six centres under National Space Research and Development … Continue reading After an Extended Hiatus Nigeria has resumed its controversial Rocket Testing at the Centre for Space Transport and Propulsion (CSTP)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he will travel to Chad to announce the reestablishment of strong military and diplomatic ties after a first-ever visit by the central … Continue reading Scramble for West Africa : Israel Joins the Race.
The first thing to note here is that unlike the Chengdu F-7Ni Airguard, the JF-17 is built on a foundation of 21st century technology. The last time the Nigerian Air … Continue reading An Overview of the JF-17 Thunder as a Game Changer for Nigeria