Turkey and Nigeria have signed an agreement in the field of military training, the Turkish government's Official Gazette announced on Monday.
The agreement will enable the two countries to train submarine officers, petty officers and international divers. Special courses will be given on ways to search planted explosives, operating advanced explosive devices, and similar subjects.
The two countries will be cooperating in the field of military training and mechanism as part of the agreement signed in Turkey’s capital Ankara, Anadolu agency reported without mentioning when the agreement was signed.
The cooperation will be extended to sectors of business cooperation, peacekeeping supports, fight against piracy, institutionalized training, delegations and personnel exchanges, humanitarian aid and more.
The two parties will also cooperate in promoting and archiving military history, museum establishments and exchange of information concerning military education.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday took delivery of the second batch of Super Mushshak trainer aircraft that the Federal Government had since ordered from Pakistan. The newly-delivered aircraft, which are capable of being used for acrobatics training, are all brand new and fitted with digital glass cockpit
Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, has taken delivery of another Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel for operations in the offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea. This takes the total delivered vessels/Guardians since the first arrived in early 2014 to four
Nigeria will order nine patrol boats in 2017 to patrol harbours and waterways for $4 million. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has allotted a defense budget of N233
Nigeria has taken delivery of four Super Mushshak trainer aircraft following the approval by President Muhammadu Buhari to procure 21 aircraft from Pakistan to boost operations of the air force against Boko Haram militants. The 21 war planes approved for procurement by the Buhari administration are four helicopters gunships, four medium airlift utility helicopters, three live attack aircraft and ten primary trainers
Offshore patrol vessel Unity, the second vessel of this type that Nigeria ordered from China, has reached the West African country's largest port city Lagos last week following a 45-day voyage. The Unity is built by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group, following the "Century", which was delivered to Nigeria last year,
Nigeria is planning to collaborate with Israel in tackling cyber crimes and providing Home Land Security in the country. The two countries, at a Sensitization Dinner on Thursday in Abuja, discussed the risks of cyber crime to all sectors of the country
Turkey's defense and electronic systems company ASELSAN will be supplying a communications system for the locally-made New Type Submarine Project (NTSP), according to Turkish officials. According to an announcement yesterday from Turkey's Defense Industries Presidency (SSB), The Company, combining its broad experience with up-to-date technological developments, offers uninterrupted, secure, economical and fast communication solutions to the NTSP
US defense contractors will help Taiwan to construct its own submarines by providing Taipei with conventional technology to counter threats from China. Taiwan last year launched a plan to manufacture its own submarines amid deteriorating relations with China after its hopes of buying them from the US came to nothing
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