The United State Army Corp of Engineers has permanently relocated to Kainji In Nigeria to support the construction of new facilities for A-29 Super Tucano Wing In Kainji. These facilities when completed will be the most sophisticated of its type in Africa as it will cover the construction of a new airfield, perimeter fencing, munitions and others at a whopping sum of $36.1 million. The construction of these facilities was brought to limelight by the '@defencenigeria' as follows.
The facilities will also includes; assembly and storage, small arms storage, a flight annex wing building for simulator training, airfield lights, aircraft apron, parking hanger and entry control point enhancement. At the end of the construction of these facilities, Nigeria will become a country that will be very strong in it air support, presently Nigeria Air force has aircraft 8 Chinese Chengdu F-7s, 13 Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets, 3 on order JF-17 Thunders Block II, Helicopter gunships, armed attack drones, military transport aircraft and 12 on order Super Tucano aircraft which is what the US is helping Nigeria to build currently.
Photo: JF-17 Thunder belonging to NAF
Photo: AW109 helicopter belonging to NAF
Photo: NAF Alenia G-222
Photo: Boeing 737 VIP transport belonging to NAF
Photo: Nigerian Mil Mi-35P
The Nigeria Military which consist of the Army, Navy and the Airforce are becoming stronger in terms of equipment of war as they are exposed to several challenges from insurgents, bandits, separatists, kidnapping and all other criminal elements that are disturbing the peace of the country. The recently disengaged service chiefs tried a lot in the procurement of military hardwares and arsenals that can withstand the test of time.
Photos: The new facilities being constructed in Kainji.
The facilities constructed by the US will help the country a lot in its fight against insurgents, what are your views on the facilities? Share it with us in the comments section.
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