The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, Sunday, May 13 deployed 150 personnel of its special forces to its newly established 23 Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Nguroje, Sarduana local government council in Taraba state.
A statement by NAF spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, revealed that another set of 26 student pilots were inaugurated during the ceremony, which took place at 401 Flying Training School, NAF Base, Kaduna
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday, May 10, commissioned some newly executed projects at the 209 Quick Response Group (QRG) Ipetu Ijesha, aimed at addressing the welfare needs of the unit’s personnel and their families.
In continuation of efforts at empowering dependants of personnel in productive ventures, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Wednesday, May 2, flagged off the new farming season at 107 Air Maritime Group (107 AMG), Benin.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday, May 4, displayed a historical photo gallery display at the NAF Base Kaduna as part of activities marking the 2018 NAF day celebrations, which is also the 54th anniversary of the Service.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Saturday, May 5, unveiled two Mi-35M helicopter gunships that the federal government had since ordered from Russia. The induction ceremony was conducted in Kaduna as part of the 54th anniversary of NAF
Speaking at the event, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Saddique Baba Abubakar, announced that the Nigerian Air Force aircraft engineering and armaments facilities will be re-positioned in line with global best practices.
The Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday, May 3, commissioned a dialysis centre and an emergency ramp at the NAF Reference Hospital in Port Harcourt to further enhance healthcare delivery for personnel and their families.
The Chief of Air Staff disclosed that the establishment of the NAF Ground Training Command (GTC) in Enugu state was primarily to enhance the security of lives and properties of Nigerians in the south-east of the country.
The church service, which attracted a large turnout of Christian worshippers including Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, was held to appreciate God for his mercies over the NAF in spite of contemporary challenges.
Air Vice Marshal Charles Ohwo, said the theme of this year's celebration is “Enhancing Nigerian Air Force Operational Capability for Timely Employment of Air Power in Response to Contemporary Security Challenges.”
The course, which commenced in February 2018, was designed to equip selected personnel with up-to-date knowledge in human and material management as well as adequate leadership skills to function optimally for efficient service.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday, April 29, said its Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralised scores of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at Yuwe in Borno, through successful airstrikes carried out on Saturday.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), represented by the Chief of Training and Operation, Air Vice Marshal Nurudeen Balogun, led other Muslim officers, airmen/airwomen and civilian staff of the NAF to offer prayers for the service.
NAIJ.com gathered that the medical facility was built by the Nigerian Air Force to specially provide additional medical support for members of the armed forces involved in counter insurgency operations in the northeast.
The programme, which is an initiative of the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, was instituted in 2016, as part of efforts at empowering barrack youths in all NAF Bases across the nation.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Friday, April 20, commissioned three newly installed transformers to improve the welfare of troops and their families as well as to create a conducive working environment for personnel in Bauchi.
NAIJ.com gathered that the team, which was made up of 3 directing staff and 15 participants, chose the NAF as one of the establishments to visit because of the long-standing relationship between the NAF and the Pakistan military.
According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by NAF's spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, overhead the location, the attack platform acquired, interdicted and neutralised the targets with rockets and cannons.
Speaking at the event, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Air Force to counter the numerous security challenges in the country through training and retraining of personnel.
The BYETA programme, an initiative of the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abuabkar, is aimed at empowering youths economically in order to curb social vices and crime among youths residing on NAF bases.
The air task force of the Operation Lafiya Dole, in a combined operation with the Nigerien Air Force, have successfully launched coordinated strikes on Boko Haram locations at the Arege and Tumbun Rago areas of Borno state.