Recently, the drive of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to further bridge capacity and capability gaps in the fights against insurgency and armed banditry in the Country received a fresh boost with the graduation of another batch of Special Forces (SF) and Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) personnel. Below are photos of the NAF Special Forces demonstrating what during the training course which they are graduating from: The integration of men and equipment is achieved through training. In the NAF as in the other services,
The Nigerian Air Force K-9 Unit was established in 2016, and continues to grow steadily. The unit is the first and only one of its kind in West Africa. The NAF has a set of defence canines that are stationed across several bases, deployed with their human counterparts. Their ranks are given as a sign that the dog should be trusted. Training The Nigerian Air Force last year commenced intensive training in South Africa for highly specialized Canine Unit (K-9 Unit) operatives. The training programme is to enha
Meet the NAF K-9 unit trained to conduct search and rescue operations with service dogs (See photos)
The Nigerian Air Force K-9 unit is a specialized group of NAF officers who use service dogs (Specially trained dogs) to perform the responsibilities of a law enforcement agent. In all cases the NAF personnel and the dog need to work in perfect coordination. Therefore, continuous training is also an important part of the life in the K-9 unit. As part of its continued efforts to deal with contemporary security challenges, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have continued to conduct series of trainings for it's personnel
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has a set of defence canines that are stationed across several bases, deployed with their human counterparts. Their ranks are given as a sign that the dog should be trusted From bomb detection to Patrol services they share the same devotion and sacrifice as people do. NAF personnel went through extensive training in cover tracking, rappelling, waterman-ship and other special terrain exercises, meant to equip operatives with the skills necessary to execute a variety of missions alongside
Great news coming from Kaduna State reveal that, the gallant Nigerian Troops with close air support has finally neutralized one of the most wanted notorious bandits commander, identified as Rufai Maikaji.
George Okoh in Makurdi The Nigeria Army has recovered a huge amount of weapons in two communities of Agatu Local Government Area in Benue State following a military operation in the area last Monday. Acting Director of Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, in a statement, said: “Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke in conjunction with NAF Special Forces as well as 72 Battalion troops in the early hours of Monday carried out a cordon and search operation in Odogoke and Odejo communities