Nigerian Air Force in talks with US Govt on acquisition of Super Tuccano attack aircraft
Chief of Air Staff, Air Mshl Sadique Abubakar recently met with Brig. Gen Mark D Camerer, Brig. Gen, the Director of Plans, Programs and Analyses for HQ U.S. Air Forces in Europe and U.S. Air Forces Africa, for deliberation on the purchase of Super Tucano aircraft by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).
Reuters reported in May that the U.S. was seeking to approve a sale of as many as 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to Nigeria, to aid the battle against the extremist group Boko Haram.
Source: Nigerian Air Force HQ & Reuters