Nigerian Army To Partner With Top Arms Makers On Weapon Production

The Nigerian Army says it will collaborate with renown manufacturers of military hardware across the world to produce modern equipment for its personnel. This was stated by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-General Tukur Buratai on Wednesday in an interview with newsmen during an exhibition organised by some world renowned manufacturers of military arsenal at the Army Resource Centre in Abuja.

Buratai said, “our aim is to collaborate with these organisations so we can have the best to modernise our own military. Their presence here will help greatly to modernise the Nigerian Army in line with contemporary development in science and technology.That is why we are collaborating with them. They came from different parts of the world, and we are really seeing the impact, the result of their various researches.”

It was reported that some of the military hardware showcased at the event were armoured vehicles, helicopter, army aviation, artillery, communication, ballistic vests (bullet proof) and other equipment used by land force.

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