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Nigerian Air Force continues to graduate new pilots

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated another batch of pilots whilst it continues to train nearly 200 officers and airmen around the world,...

Nigerian Air Force partners with Hungary on training and equipment

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has strengthened ties with Hungary, which will help the service with fighter pilot training, the operation and maintenance of...

Nigerian Air Force partnering with Caverton Helicopters for aircraft maintenance

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will partner with Caverton Helicopters on the maintenance of its rotary wing aircraft as it seeks to improve serviceability. The...

Second Nigerian Air Force Mi-171E inducted

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has inducted into service a second Mi-171E helicopter in a ceremony that also saw the induction of another L-39ZA...

Nigerian Air Force puts aircraft up for sale

The Nigerian Air Force has put up a number of aircraft for sale, including 20 MiG-21 fighters. The MiG-21s have been advertised by United States-based...

Aero Vodochody helping Nigerian Air Force reactivate L-39 jets

Czech manufacturer Aero Vodochody is helping the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) return a number of L-39ZA jets to service, with two refurbished aircraft handed...

Nigerian Air Force receives another Mi-171 helicopter

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has taken delivery of a second Mi-171E helicopter, with the aircraft arriving aboard an Il-76 transport on 2 December. The...

Nigerian Air Force confirms Super Tucano delivery on schedule

Six of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft on order for the Nigerian Air Force have been manufactured and training is underway in the United...

Nigerian Air Force getting Wing Loong, CH-3 and CH-4 UAVs

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has revealed which models of armed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) it will soon be receiving from China. It will...

Nigerian Air Force reveals armed UAV bases

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy its eight new armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to three bases across the country as soon as...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...