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Nigerian Air Force adds AW109, Mi-171 helicopters to its fleet

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday took into service three new helicopters: a Mi-171 from Russia and two AW109 helicopters from Italy’s Leonardo...

Nigerian Air Force to induct two new AW109s next week

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will introduce into service two newly delivered AW109 helicopters on 28 January, after receiving them earlier this month. The NAF...

Nigerian Air Force receives second batch of AW109 helicopters

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is about to take into service two more AW109 Power helicopters after they were delivered by air from Italy...

Another Nigerian AW109 spotted

Leonardo Helicopters has flown a third AW109E Power helicopter destined for the Nigerian Air Force, with the rotorcraft undergoing pre-delivery test flights in Italy. The...

Nigerian Air Force receives two new AW109 helicopters

The Nigerian Air Force has taken delivery of the first two of four AW109 helicopters on order from Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters. The Nigerian Air Force...

Additional AW109s destined for Nigeria

In addition to twelve new Super Tucanos from the United States, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will be taking delivery of six AW109 helicopters...

TNPA getting new helicopters

The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has concluded a deal for the acquisition of two new helicopters to service the ports of...

Algeria orders six Super Lynx helicopters

The Algerian Navy is believed to have ordered six AgustaWestland Super Lynx 300 helicopters for its new Meko A200 class frigates. In its...


Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...