Land Warfare

PREMIUM: Nigeria puts Chinese-made AFVs into combat

21st January 2021 - 16:45 GMT | by Hedley Brampson in California

Tanks, armoured personnel carriers and self-propelled artillery sees action in Nigerian counterinsurgency operation.

After a period of crew training and familiarisation lasting several months, the Nigerian Army has deployed newly acquired Chinese-built armoured vehicles and self-propelled artillery in a COIN operation dubbed Operation Tura Takaibango in the northeastern state of Yobe. 

Shephard reported in April 2020 about the delivery of the first ...

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