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Nigerian JF-17 pilots training in Pakistan

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Nigerian Air Force (NAF) pilots and crew for the JF-17 Thunder fighter jet have started their training in Pakistan as Nigeria prepares to take...

Nigerian Air Force ATR 42 returns home after maintenance in Germany

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has received an ATR 42 intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft back from Germany after it underwent maintenance with...

Nigerian Air Force continues the fight against insurgents

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has flown 1 700 combat hours over the last four months against Boko Haram insurgents, attacking more than three...

More Nigerian Air Force pilots graduate

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated another 12 pilots, including a female combat helicopter pilot. The newly minted pilots received their wings on 5...

Nigerian Air Force returns another Mi-35 helicopter to service

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has returned another Mi-35P attack helicopter to service after it was locally refurbished. The aircraft (NAF 530) was commissioned during...

First Nigerian Super Tucano flies while training programme nears liftoff

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The first A-29 Super Tucano light attack and trainer aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has performed its maiden flight ahead of delivery...

Nigeria to receive JF-17 fighter jets in November

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will take delivery of its JF-17 Thunder fighter jets in November this year, and A-29 Super Tucano turboprops in...

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

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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

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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

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

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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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...