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NAF set to induct 2 new Augusta Attack helicopters for combat operations



The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is to induct the second batch of two new AgustaWestland 109 Power Attack Helicopters procured by the Federal Government on Tuesday at the Eagle Square, Three Arms Zone, Abuja,

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola,NAF Director of Public Relations and Information announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Daramola said rehearsals for activities that formed part of the induction ceremony would involve the movement of military aircraft flying at low level as from Jan. 24 to Jan. 28.

” Members of the public are requested not to panic but go about their normal businesses,” he said.

NAN reports that attack helicopters were procured by the Federal Government as part of the fleet enhancement efforts to enable more effective and efficient employment of air power to tackle the security challenges facing the Nation.

Edited By: Sadiya Hamza

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