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ABUJA, Sept. 27, 2017 — The Nigerian Army says it will collaborate with renown manufacturers of military hardware across the world to produce modern equipment for its personnel.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, stated this on Wednesday in an interview with newsmen during an exhibition organised by some world renowned manufacturers of military arsenal at the Army Resource Centre in Abuja.

Gen. Buratai said the collaboration with these organisations would help in modernising the miliary in line with contemporary development in science and technology,having seen the resultof their researches.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), some of the military hardware showcased at the event were armoured vehicles, helicopter, army aviation, artillery, communication, ballistic vests (bullet proof) and other equipment used by land force.

Mr Phectim Rowe, the Director of Peconian Ltd., one of the organisers of the exhibition, stressed the need for partnership between the Nigerian and international arms manufacturers.

Rowe said partnership was necessary in helping the army to produce modern equipment, using local content.

He added that “we’ve got a lot of military formations from around the world and lot of industries from around the world.

“We are working together, a lot of local collaboration and local content.

“We have a lot of international partnership because this event is about land forces; it is also about getting local content, working for Nigeria.

“We need manufacturers in Nigeria, as well as internationally, we can have real partnership in the military.”

 

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