Nigeria seeking deal for 12 Textron AirLand Scorpion jets

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Textron AirLand’s Scorpion. The Nigerian Air Force expressed an interest in acquiring 12 jets. Photo: Textron AirLand Nigeria requires a dedicated squadron of strike and surveillance aircraft to combat Islamic extremists in the region, a Nigerian Air Force official told Defence IQ’s International Fighter conference under the Chatham House rule in London. The Air Force is seeking approval for the acquisition of 12 Textron AirLand Scorpion jets, which have a dual surveillance...
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