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Nigerian armed forces receives new armored personnel carriers

The Nigerian armed forces have received 25 new armored personnel carriers developed by STREIT Group. According to the Nigerian  Defence Minister, this is the first batch of the 177 armored vehicles procured by the federal...

Nigeria to buy first three JF-17 Thunder fighter jets

Nigeria’s military has inked an agreement with Chengdu Aerospace Corporation and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex to purchase JF-17 Thunder fighter jets. According to Nigeria's federal budget approved for 2016 fiscal year, Nigerian Air Force signed a deal to...

Nigeria celebrates delivery of first Super Mushshak basic trainer from Pakistan

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has celebrated the delivery of its first Super Mushshak basic trainer from Pakistan at a special ceremony. According to IANS Pakistan, Nigeria’s government has bought 10 Super Mushshak aircraft from Pakistan to boost...

New PF2 armoured personnel carriers spotted at Port Harcourt in Nigeria

The batch of new PF2 armoured personnel carriers was spotted at Port Harcourt ( capital and largest city of Rivers State) in Nigeria. That was reported by www.trezzyhelm.com. The six armoured personnel carriers are believed to have...

Nigeria to receive 12 Polish Honker multi-purpose all-terrain vehicles

The Nigerian Armed Forces would receive 12 new Honker multi-purpose all-terrain vehicles  developed by FSC Lublin Automotive Factory. That was reported by www.kurierlubelski.pl. The Nigerian Armed Forces signed a contract with Polish FSC Lublin Automotive Factory for the delivery...

Nigeria looks to buy 12 new Mil Mi-35 assault helicopters

The Nigerian Air Force will buy Mil Mi-35 assault helicopters from the Russia. That was reported by naij.com. The Nigerian Air Force is making efforts to boost its capacity in order to meet its responsibilities and to defeat...

US donates 24 used mine-resistant vehicles to Nigeria

The United States government Thursday‎ officially handed over 24 mine-resistant armour-protected vehicles to the Nigerian army. At a brief ceremony in Lagos, the US government said the donation was part of its commitment to assist...

Nigeria Air Force expected deliveries first three JF-17 Thunders in 2016

The Federal Government is proposing to spend N65.03bn for the acquisition of various military aircraft, combat equipment, trucks and maintenance of boats among others in the 2016 fiscal period. The Nigerian Air Force has a...

Haiti restores its Armed Forces

The Government of the Republic of Haiti has decided to restore the Armed Forces after their abolition in 1995. This was reported by Le Nouvelliste. This...

Russia confirms deal to supply T-90 tanks to Iraq

Russia officially confirmed that a project to export a large batch of T-90 main battle tanks to the Iraqi Army. Russia will supply a large batch of...