OUT OF THE SHADOWS

The Nigerian Air Force is making efforts to become an efficient, modern air arm in the face of constant terrorist threats and sectarian violence. In the first of a two-part study, M Mazumdar unravels some of the confusion and secrecy surrounding the NAF.

FORCE REPORT Nigerian Air Force Part One

Hard-working C-130H NAF 913 is one of three Hercules that are in active service with the 301 (ex-201) Heavy Airlift Group ‘Buff aloes’ based at Ikeja IAP.

Africa’s most populous and richest country in terms of gross domestic product, Nigeria is plagued by serious socioeconomic and security problems, despite ongoing attempts by its military and security forces to counter and defeat them.

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