New OPV for Nigeria

Nigerian Navy looks to plug capability gaps with acquisition.

New Vessel From China to Enhance Nigerian Navy’s Response to Security Challenges – Official

Lagos — The Nigerian Navy will intensify its operation in protecting strategic areas on the country’s water ways as it acquires a new vessel from China to combat militant activities, an official said Wednesday.

Spokesperson for the Navy Cor Ezekobe said in a statement reaching Xinhua in Lagos that the Nigerian Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) NNS UNITY, which was constructed in China, has been completed and on her way to join the Nigerian Navy fleet.

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