U.S. Agrees to Sell War Planes to Nigeria
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has presented letters of offer and acceptance to the Nigerian Air Force for the planned sale of 12 A29 Super Tucano warplanes. In April, the U.S. government approved the sale of the planes worth U.S.$593 million, a deal which would include supplying the Nigerian armed forces with ammunition, training and aircraft maintenance.
Guardian, 28 December 2017
The United States (U.S.) has accepted to sell one of its A29 Super Tucano aircraft to the Federal Government to boost the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East.… Read more »
This Day, 28 December 2017
Nigeria's fire power against insurgent Boko Haram was enhanced wednesday as the United States (US) government gave its final approval to purchase the A29 Super Tucano Aircraft,… Read more »
A-29 Super Tucano.
Premium Times, 27 December 2017
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, on Wednesday presented the Letters of Offer and Acceptance, LOA, in respect of the A29 Super Tucano Aircraft to the… Read more »
Vanguard, 27 December 2017
The United States has formally agreed to sell 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and other weapons, including bombs to Nigeria. Read more »
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against the armed group Boko Haram. Read more »