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.
The Nigerian Navy has in recent years commissioned several domestic designed and built ships by the Naval Dockyard in Victoria Island and Naval Shipyard in Port Harcourt. That the Nigerian … Continue reading #Bring Back NNS Aradu.
Nigerian Army Active Duty Personnel : 160,000 (2016 est). Reserve Personnel : 32,000 (2013 est) Chief of Army Staff : -Lt Gen Tukur Buratai. Nigerian Navy Active Duty Personnel : … Continue reading The Impediments to Nigeria’s Military Transformation. But why?
This year, 2013 was the 100th year anniversary of the entry of the first Royal Australian Navy fleet in Sydney Harbor, on 4 October 1913. Which we saw the HMAS … Continue reading Special Report : International Fleet Review 2013 Part 1.
Combined Services Military Academy of Cameroon Created in 1959 and inaugurated on January 18, 1961, under the appellation of the COMBINED SERVICES MILITARY ACADEMY OF CAMEROON (known by the French … Continue reading All you need to know about the Cameroonian Armed Forces.
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Equitorial Guinea Challenges Nigeria as Dominant Naval Power in the Gulf of Guinea.
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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, … Continue reading Nigeria Navy needs a Coast Guard.
The Nigerian Navy will on Saturday 11 November 2017 launch 20 new patrol boats at NNS DELTA, Warri-Delta State. These comprise of 16 locally built Epenal boats and 4 Rigid … Continue reading NIGERIAN NAVY SET TO LAUNCH 20 NEW PATROL BOATS.