Tactical aviation and drones performed so well in Nigerian army operations. One of the strategies the Nigerian army deviced was to maximise the use of the Air Forces ISR platforms, especially the ATR–42, which the Air Force also borrowed from the Nigerian Navy. In one incident the Nigerian Army Theater Commander decided to use the […]Read More Secrecy : Nigeria’s Army Tactical Reconnaisance & Strike Aviation.
Trainer aircrafts with secondary light attack capabilities provide the Nigerian Air Force a cheaper, more cost-effective way of dealing with low-end threats, and free up its more advanced fighters to deal with more serious adversaries…except in this case there are no advanced fighters to deal with serious threats in the NAF inventory. Sending a slower, […]Read More Super Tucano : Game Changer or Pilot Killer?
Two Nigerian Air Force F-7Ni fighter jets crashed after a mid-air collision in the Katampe area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Friday. This incident reduces the Nigerian Air Force fighter jet fleet to seven. Yes, seven fighter jets. In 2005 the Nigerian Air Force retired its fleet of 22 Mig-21 fighter jets and […]Read More Its Time to Abolish the Air Force.
One extremely important part of modern warfare is reconnaissance and surveillance. While it might lack the kinetic firepower of fighter jets and artillery, ISR is just as important, if not more important in every aspect of war. Nigeria can spend billions in petrodollars acquiring the most advanced tanks and airplanes, but if you don’t know […]Read More Nigeria’s ISTAR Doctrine.
The Nigerian Air Force is certainly formidable relative to the West African sub-region. With 17,000 personnel it is one of Africa’s largest and boasts some of the most sophisticated aerial platforms on the continent. The NAF fields some of the continents most advanced and obsolete platforms. With that said the Nigerian Air Force has been […]Read More These are some of the most incredible photos of the Nigerian Air Force.
EGYPT Egypt is without doubt the largest and most powerful military Africa has ever seen. The Egyptian military leads Africa in every metric ( personnel, funding, equipment). In accordance, the Egyptian Air Force is the largest and most technologically advanced Air Force in Africa and among the worlds TOP 15. The tip of the spear […]Read More Front Line Fighters in Africa’s Top Five Militaries.
Nigeria’s ability to defend its territory has been called into question in recent times. The West African sub-region is looking bleak. In West Africa you find the worlds deadliest terrorist group Boko Haram. West African waters have emerged has the world’s epicenter for piracy. France’s relentless power creep in West Africa, added to the proliferation of American and […]Read More What Would Happen in the Hours After Nigeria is Invaded.