July 14, 2024
FG Gives NAF 45 More Aircraft In Six Months, Says Air Chief
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FG Gives NAF 45 More Aircraft In Six Months, Says Air Chief

The Federal Government has deployed 45 more aircraft, helicopters, and other platforms to the Nigerian Air Force in the last six months.

Speaking in Katsina State yesterday as he joined the frontline troops Operation Hadarin Daji and 213 Forward Operating Base for a festive lunch, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Hassan Bala Abubakar, listed some of the military hardware to include four Diamond-62 Multipurpose Aircraft, two T-129 Attack Helicopters, and one Beechcraft 360 aircraft.

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Other pending acquisitions, he said, include two Kasa-295 Medium Airlift Surveillance Aircraft, twelve AH10 Attack helicopters, and twenty-four M346 Attack Aircraft.

All these acquisitions, he says, demonstrate the Federal Government’s commitment to equipping the Nigerian Air Force for the safe conduct of training and to meet the nation’s security challenges.

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