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.
The Nigerian Air Force in recent times have taken significant steps aimed at deepening research and development in the service. The first major step taken to enrich Nigerian Air Force Research & Capability was the establishment of the Air Force Research & Development Centre in 2015. This was aimed at pulling of the Nigerian Air […]Read More Nigerian Air Force: Research & Development.
For decades, the air domain has been one of assured superiority for Nigeria by virture of its size, diplomatic and economic clout. This dominance, however, rests on weapons and technologies that Nigeria’s traditional regional foes are increasingly attaining as part of a broader effort to counter Nigeria’s capabilities, and to deny Nigeria unimpeded control of […]Read More The Military Balance : Air Power.
Every few years the Defense HQ pounds their chest about their latest and greatest in weapons system, and how it’s ready to protect the nation. Latest of which is the Super Mushank trainer aircraft from Pakistan, Mi-35M variant helicopter gunships from Russia and Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles from China. Yet even after a decade of a terrible […]Read More Nigeria’s Capital is Guarded by 1964 Era Air Defense Systems.