Two Part Series. Reorganisation and preparation. Operation Lafya Dole (final offensive ) REORGANISATION Through out history, the struggle for peace and stability largely comes to fruition through wars fought by soldiers, and sailors and airmen. Men who trade their most precious possessions for a heroes welcome reverence, or the return in honour. The men and […]Read More How Boko Haram’s Dream of an Islamic Caliphate was Crushed.
THE BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) is the Philippine Navy’s biggest warships and the second ship of the Hamilton Class cutter type. The same class of ship as Nigeria’s biggest warship NNS Thunder. The ship was commissioned by the Philippine Navy last 2013 after being acquired under the Excess Defense Articles and Foreign Assistance Act. Previously, […]Read More Inside Philippine’s biggest warship : BRP Ramon Alcaraz
High oil reserves, increased oil wealth and the accompanying diplomatic leverage possessed by Equatorial Guinea are all reasons for Nigeria to be on the lookout for Equitorial Guinea and the serious challenges it posses to Nigeria’s security and interests. Nigeria may logically be keeping an eye for Sao Tome and Principe on its radar as […]Read More Equitorial Guinea Challenges Nigeria as Dominant Naval Power in the Gulf of Guinea.
The Nigerian military for decades was considered one of the best equiped and capable fighting force on the continent. It emerged victorious in the bloodiest civil war Africa has ever witnessed. When it became obvious that despite French support to Biafra sepresionist, Nigeria’s Federal forces were certain of victory the French began the process of […]Read More How the Nigerian Military Found its Mojo Back !!
The Damen FCS 5009 Patrol vessel is one of the most technically advanced vessel in the Nigerian Navy surface fleet. This versatile FPS 5008 Patrol boat is the ideal solution for patrolling Nigeria’s EEZ. Compared to the new Stealth OPV’s in the Navy, it has low operational costs, very fuel efficient and I gotta say […]Read More Coast Guard Boat Ideas : Damen, FCS 5009, patrol vessel.
@ South Africa and Nigeria have Sub-sahara Africa’s only blue water navies. Ship for ship, seaman for seaman, there is no professional navy on the continent that can match the size, training and sophistication of the Nigerian and South African navy. DefenseNigeria examines compares the flagship of both navies; SAS Amatola and NNS Thunder using […]Read More Naval Power : South Africa’s Valour Class Corvette and Nigeria’s Hamilton Class Frigate. Who Rules?
For years the Western Indian Ocean was the hot bed for sea piracy. The Eastern coast of Somalia was said to be the most dangerous coast in all of Africa, and for decades the Somali’s revelled in their status as Kings of Dark Seas. Hollywood made movies like the 2013 movie Captain Philips, which became […]Read More Nigeria Navy needs a Coast Guard.