To fight against insurgency and for internal security, the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), has taken delivery of five Super Mushsak aircraft from Pakistan meant to enhance its training and operational efficiency.
While taking delivery of the aircraft on Sunday, the Chief of Logistics, NAF headquarters, AVM Garba Bello said that the total Super Mushsak aircraft received from Pakistan now stood at 10.
“The aircraft acquired is for the training of air force personnel and to improve the service’ air power,” he said.
Bello, who represented the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar at the event, said:“This will enhance training of our student pilots who will now complete their training within stipulated the time.
“This will get them to go to another form of training in time and finally get them to launch into battle field in the North-East and other parts of the country.”
According to him, the aircraft is modern and has spare parts in the event of repairs and maintenance.
“In the NAF, we have a very strict maintenance culture, we have instructor pilots and engineers on it.”
While contributing, the team leader of Pakistan Air force, Wing Cdr. Zeeshan Ahmed said 10 super Mushsak planes have been supplied to Nigeria from Pakistan.
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