09 April 2020

Nigeria takes delivery of first batch of Chinese VT4s PREMIUM: Czechs buy thousands of small arms Milrem LCM rebrands as Milworks Bittium delivers Tough SDR Handheld radios to Finland PREMIUM: USMC seeks exit route for tanks German Army to procure 700 GreenLiner 4x4 vehicles Ukraine begins receiving BMP-1s


The Nigerian Army on 8 April received the first batch of 17 VT4 (MBT-3000) 125mm self-propelled guns along with SH5 105mm wheeled self-propelled howitzers from China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO).Nigeria’s Army Chief of Policy and Plans, Lt Gen Lamidi Adeosun, said the process of acquiring the VT4s ‘has been on for some time’.He added: ‘From this, you can see how serious the Federal Government of Nigeria is in making sure that the Nigerian Army is not only equipped but contains the [...]