Helicopters

Naval ratings, junior enlisted sailors, raise their hats to salute President Mohammadu Buhari during the inauguration of locally built Seaward Defence Boat NNS OJI at the naval dockyard in Lagos, on December 9, 2021. - Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari has inaugurated and inducted to the naval fleet recently acquired warship and C built locally by naval engineers to boost the Navyís efforts in the fight against maritime crimes in the Gulf of Guinea region. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Navy deploys 10 ships, helicopters to tackle piracy

The Nigerian Navy has disclosed that it deployed about 10 ships and two helicopters as it partnered with 28 nations to tackle piracy, armed robbery and other offshore
2 years ago
A helicopter drops water over a wildfire in the outskirts of Cadalso de los Vidrios in central Spain on June 29, 2019. - Spain was hit by more wildfires as temperatures remained sky-high in the Europe-wide heatwave, authorities said, just as firefighters finally managed to contain another blaze they had been tackling for nearly 72 hours. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)

Spain hit by more wildfires as heatwave continues

Spain was hit by more wildfires as temperatures remained sky-high in the Europe-wide heatwave, authorities said Saturday, just as firefighters finally managed to contain another blaze. More than 700 soldiers, hundreds of
5 years ago
The crashed helicopter being pulled out of the Lagos Lagoon...PHOTO|: vtolblog.com

‘How 11 persons survived Bristow helicopter crash’

More facts have emerged on how 11 occupants of Sikorsky S-76C++ Helicopter, belonging to Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Limited, survived the February 3 crash in Lagos.
8 years ago