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Jonathan orders deployment
of war planes to Mali

Vanguard [Nigeria], by Tony Edike

Original Article

Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/16/2013 3:09:22 PM

Enugu-Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Alex Barde, said the Nigerian Airforce will commence deployment of Nigeria war planes to check the activities of jihad fighters in Mali on Thursday morning.(Snip)“We expect them to do what Mr. President directed that we do; he has directed that we should go and assist Mali in repelling the jihad fighters there because you know that if they finish with Mali the next thing will be to come to Nigeria. “So we are going there to fight them and also protect our borders.

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Nigeria is adding an air component to their previously announced ground forces. Great that their pilots will become experienced in patrolling West Africa and North Africa for future security enterprises too. Leet them use up their Chinese, French and Russian planes and buy newer ones from the US to go along with the US made T1´s and VIP jets they already own...they will also cease to outsource the major repair and maintenance tasks...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 1/16/2013 3:24:20 PM     (No. 9120554)

This is going to spill over into all of North Africa. It plays into al zawahiri´s dream of replacing Morsi in Egypt with an al qaeda state.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/16/2013 3:45:38 PM     (No. 9120596)

If Nigeria maintains their military planes with the same "care" that they do their commercial fleet, they´ll be lucky to make the short hop from Nigeria to Mali.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 1/16/2013 4:03:11 PM     (No. 9120621)

For true, #2. Currently, maintenance is provided by the varied manufacturers. That´s why my musings re a uniform US fleet and serious maintenance training. It is in our interest for Nigeria to have the ability to effectively operate in the skys over the Gulf of Guinea and West Africa, today, and the North African nations targeted by the Islamists for decades to come...they recently spent $250+million for a handful of Chinese fighters...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/16/2013 4:31:27 PM     (No. 9120666)

Let´s sell munitions to both sides.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/16/2013 7:03:19 PM     (No. 9120993)

Wait till they see Hillary awarding the Somalia invaders ... The Muslim Brotherhood / Al Qaeda... with legitimate statehood, after they invaded & took control of Somalia, during The Arab Spring.

This is Obama´s Come to Jihad year.

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