If you are curious what life is like as a NAF pilot, its pretty good compared to its sister service. The Nigerian Air Force has shrunk to its lowest level … Continue reading Part 3: The Making of an Airman
Basic Flying Training in the Nigerian Air Force for fighter pilots and heavies (NAF palant for transport plane) is usually conducted at the 403 Flying Training School in Kano. While … Continue reading Part 2: The Making of an Airman
Building a well-trained professor air force is a challenge common to most African countries. Hence it’s no surprise that what gives the NAF the edge over its regional peer is professionalism … Continue reading Part 1: The Making of an Airman.
A faraway war. A clash of ideologies, and some of the biggest battles fought on African soil since World War Two. For twenty-three years, five western countries, members of the … Continue reading The Biggest Battles Fought on African Soil Since World War Two
The newly acquired Mi-35 helicopter gunships makes its debut by unleashing an astonishing array of firepower on Boko Haram insurgents. On May 15, a Nigerian reconnaissance aircraft spotted cluster of … Continue reading The Mi-35 Makes its Debut.
Ghana is generally regarded as the most peaceful and stable democracy on the continent. Ghana is the second most developed West Africa after Nigeria,with the second biggest economy, a relatively … Continue reading What’s going on in one of Africa’s most stable country?
Russia’s unusual thermobaric rocket launcher has proliferated to another country. In use in Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iraq and Syria — the enormous tracked launcher is now in service in Algeria, … Continue reading Algeria is the Latest Country to Field Russian Thermobaric Launchers.
The Nigerian army is building an air force and the Nigerian air force is building an army. The latter already has two dedicated Special Forces Units and has plan for … Continue reading What’s going on between the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force ?