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Nigerian Air Force Weaponises Third Alpha Jet

Channels Television  
Updated August 19, 2016

Nigerian Air Force Weaponises Alpha JetThe Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has successfully reconfigured another alpha jet for combat role.

The Air Force stated that the achievement followed relentless efforts by the NAF Technical Response Team (TRT).

It says the latest conversion makes it the third alpha jet to be reconfigured under the leadership of the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.

The alpha jet has been reconfigured to carry both rockets and bombs during combat missions.

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Newly weaponised NAF alpha jet returning to land after a test-flight
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Newly weaponised NAF alpha jet ready for combat mission in Nigeria’s Northeast
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Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar inspects newly weaponised alpha jet
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Weaponised NAF alpha jet after arms delivery
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NAF alpha jet lands after a test-flight