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Nigeria unveils new APC

The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) has unveiled a new locally developed armoured personnel carrier, the Ezugwu. It is named after Major General Victor...

Nigerian Army orders nine Ara MRAPs from Proforce

Proforce is ready to start production of its new Ara (Thunder) mine-resistant, ambush protected (MRAP) vehicle for the Nigerian Army. Proforce Limited's Keji...

Nigeria to locally produce armoured personnel carriers by year-end

The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) is partnering with Proforce Limited to produce armoured personnel carriers (APCs) for the Nigerian military...

Nigeria receives additional Beryl M762 assault rifles

The Nigerian military has received another batch of Beryl M762 assault rifles from Poland, after ordering 1 000 last year. The Nigerian...

Nigerian government to revitalise Defence Industries Corporation

The Nigerian government is repositioning the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) in order to make it more competitive and to attract...

Joint venture signed to set up ballistic vest factory in Nigeria

The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) and Marom Dolphin Ltd have signed a joint venture agreement for the establishment of a...


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...