The second largest, and perhaps second most powerful ship in the French Navy, the Mistral Helicopter Carrier was in Lagos Nigeria in October 2018. Escorted by a French frigate, Commandant … Continue reading French Navy Mistral Class Helicopter Carrier in Lagos.
The challenges facing Nigeria today is daunting. Unemployment, crime, corruption, pollution, the fundamentals does not make it any easier also with too many tribes, Africa’s largest and world’s 7th largest … Continue reading It’s Time to Bring Back the Merchant Marine.
In the 1980s the Nigerian Navy was the largest and best equipped navy in Sub Sahara Africa, outclassing the South African Navy at the time in tonnage and firepower. Regionally … Continue reading EXOCET: The Worse Nightmare for the Nigerian Navy.
The Nigerian Navy is the largest Navy in Sub Sahara Africa in terms of personnel and second only to the South African Navy in terms of tonnage. The Nigerian Navy … Continue reading Say Hello to the Largest and Most Powerful Navy in Sub Sahara Africa
Compared to the Army and Airforce the Nigeria Navy has received little investment in the past decade compared to other branches of the Nigerian military. No surprise since the Nigerian … Continue reading Current State of the Nigerian Navy
February 22 1982. This was a day that will live in infamy for the Nigerian Navy. On this day the Nigerian Navy commissioned one of the most sophisticated Frigate in … Continue reading Naval Dominance :Running Out of TIME!
The Shaldag MK II Patrol Craft is a 32M high-speed class of patrol boats used by the Nigerian Navy for a variety of missions ranging from coastal patrol to high-speed, … Continue reading Say Hello to the Shaldag MK II Fast Patrol Craft.
Nigeria’s fascination with Special Forces began in 2015 when the Nigerian government secretly deployed mercenaries from South Africa to help the Nigerian army in the fight against Boko Haram. But after … Continue reading Nigeria : Addicted to Special Forces.
The Nigerian Navy is ranked 4th in Africa by GFP (Global Firepower). It is indisputable that the main criterion for assessing the Navy of any country is in tonnage. Nevertheless … Continue reading Concept : Deploying Army MLRS from Navy Ships for Coastal Fire Support Missions
Nigeria’s defense spending and capabilities needs a review in which the potential threat to Nigeria is multifaceted. Whether that means internal strife, or invading Nigerian territory or challenging its sphere … Continue reading The Single Biggest Existential Threat to Nigeria.
It was on a sunny day on the 7th of May 2017. Two months after a French Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV),Commandant L’ Herminier, wowed Nigerians Commandant L’ Herminier, after … Continue reading Say Hello to Nigeria’s P18N Stealth Corvette.