Nigeria, Czech Air Forces To Deepen Strategic Partnership


By Sumaila Ogbaje

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, says strengthening strategic partnership with other Air Forces will provide  pathway to an enduring and comprehensive solution to challenges encountered in pilot trainings.

Abubakar made this known when he met with the Commander of Czech Air Force, Maj.-Gen. Petr Cepelka at the ongoing Future Air Force 2023 Conference in Praque, Czech Republic.

He said  the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) was poised to strengthen its strategic partnership with the Czech Air Force in the areas of technological transfer, capacity building as well as research and development.

The partnership, according to him, will enhance the proficiency of NAF maintenance crew to be able to undertake some major maintenance works in-country, thereby reducing aircraft downtime, while improving air operations.

Abubakar sought the cooperation and collaboration of the Czech air force in the areas of counterterrorism, counterinsurgency and pilot…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria