Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Topic: Nigeria

Nigeria receives VT4 main battle tanks from China

The Nigerian Army has taken delivery of a shipment of military vehicles from the China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO). According to local sources, NORINCO delivered...

Nigeria unveils new Tsaigumi unmanned aerial vehicle

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on 15 February, formally inaugurated the first locally made unmanned aerial vehicle, called the Tsaigumi. As part of the Federal Government efforts to tackle insecurity...

Boko Haram attacks United Nations aid convoy in northeast Nigeria

Four persons were killed and food trucks hijacked when Boko Haram guerrillas attacked a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aid convoy in Ngala,...

US Department of State approves possible sale of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft to Nigeria

The US Department of State has approved a possible  $593 million Foreign Military Sale of twelve A-29 Super Tucano aircraft and weapons, including all associated training, spare...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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U.S. Army seeks a new light tank for quickly deployed force

The new mobile and survivable direct-fire combat vehicle that could boost the firepower of the U.S. Army light forces will begin the...

Airbus unveils concept of future light combat aircraft

The Spanish division of European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its vision of future light combat aircraft on 16 October.

General Dynamics releases a new video showcasing Stryker IM-SHORAD test

The Stryker's manufacturer, General Dynamics Land Systems, has released new video footage of Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) system test it...

Germany, France to spend €200 million on next-gen main battle tank

Germany and France plan to spend hundreds of millions of euros on the Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) program in 2021 to...

Russia to develop a new ‘doomsday plane’

Russia plans to develop a new highly specialized aircraft to replace Cold War-era Il-80 “doomsday“ plane. New Airborne Command Post aircraft will...