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20/Jan/2019

INTERNAL SECURITY: CAS UNDERTAKES OPERATIONAL VISIT TO 23 QRW AS NAF PREPARES TO DEPLOY HELICOPTERS TO GEMBU...

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20/Jan/2019

OPERATION DIRAN MIKIYA: NAF DEPLOYS AIR ASSETS, SPECIAL FORCES PERSONNEL TO SOKOTO ...

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19/Jan/2019

2019 TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION EXPO: NAF RECEIVES COMMENDATIONS FOR R&D INNOVATION...

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19/Jan/2019

MEDIA-MILITARY RELATIONS: NAF HOLDS 2019 AIR POWER ENLIGHTENMENT WORKSHOP FOR DEFENCE CORRESPONDENTS ...

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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE

The idea of establishing an air force for Nigeria was first mooted in 1961 following the nation’s participation in peace-keeping operations in Congo and Tanganyika (now Tanzania). During these peace-keeping operations, foreign air forces aircraft were employed to airlift the Nigerian Army Regiment to and from the theatres of operation.

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VISION & MISSION

To reposition the NAF into a highly professional and disciplined force through capacity building initiatives for effective, efficient...

 

PUBLICATIONS

Find out all you need to know about the Nigerian Air Force Publications, exciting Bulletins and various Article...

 

ABOUT THE NAF

To ensure the integrity of the airspace by gaining and maintaining control of the air while retaining a credible capacity to fulfill...

 

FOREIGN MISSION

Get information about the Nigerian Air Force international missions, collaborations and lots more...

 
 
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