Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy is a branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is among the largest navies on the African continent, consisting of 25,000 personnels as at 2021. Wikipedia

  • Founded:  1956
  • Type:  Navy
  • Role:  Naval warfare
  • Part of:  Nigerian Armed Forces
  • Motto(s):  "Onward Together"
  • Fleet:  1 landing ship tank, 1 frigate, 2 offshore patrol vessels, 2 minesweepers, 9 fast patrol boats, 2 patrol cutters, 16 inshore patrol crafts
  • Engagements:  Nigerian Civil War, First Liberian Civil War, Sierra Leone Civil War, Conflict in the Niger Delta, Boko Haram insurgency, Invasion of the Gambia
  • Commander-in-Chief:  President Muhammadu Buhari
  • Chief of Defence Staff:  General Lucky Irabor
  • Chief of Naval Staff:  Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo
  • Attack:  Lynx
  • Reconnaissance:  Aerostar
  • Trainer:  AgustaWestland AW109
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo