President Buhari on Tuesday, December third unveiled locally produced mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles named Ezugwu and different armored vehicles.
The vehicles had been designed to hold out the insertion and extraction of troops, assault, counter-terrorism, and supply of excessive firepower and concrete warfare.
The vehicles had been unveiled in the course of the Chief of Military Workers Annual Convention, holding in Kaduna. Different major and secondary armaments unveiled on the occasion included anti-aircraft weapons that additionally carry a crew of twelve commanders, driver, two gunners and eight troopers.
“These armored vehicles that had been produced by DICON are testimonies that the federal government’s effort is yielding optimistic outcomes.
It’s encouraging to notice that, the Nigerian Military as a vital component of Nationwide energy is concerned in modern and ingenious ventures to turn out to be an Military to be happy with in the longer term by all Nigerians.
“There isn’t any doubt that rather a lot has been achieved by the Military since my assumption into workplace.
Our administration has continued to offer assets for the execution of transformational initiatives with the intention of modernizing the Military to be higher positioned to carry out it’s constitutional roles,“ the President stated.
Buhari famous the collaborative efforts of the command engineering Depot with related indigenous organizations to advertise native content material in direction of creating Nigeria’s Navy-Industrial Complicated.
“On this regard, it’s pertinent to acknowledge the institution of the Military College, Biu, the Military Useful resource Heart in the Military Struggle Faculty to additional enhance mental capacities in the forces,“ he stated.
The President additional lauded the Nigerian Military for the institution of Military Cyber Warfare Command, Fifty House Command and the Land Forces Segregation Heart. He stated they had been laudable efforts aimed toward repositioning the Military to handle rising and future threats to Nationwide safety.