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Nigeria To Receive Six Super Tucanos Combat Aircraft In Mid-July – Presidency Says

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Nigeria is expected to receive six of the 12 Super Tucanos ordered from the United States in mid-July, the said on Tuesday.

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According to presidential spokesman, , 14 Nigerian pilots are currently training with the aircraft at the Moody Air Force Base in Georgia.

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Mr. Garba posted a video of what appeared to be test-flight operations on his verified Twitter handle.

The video was credited to the Sierra Nevada Corporation, a private American aerospace firm.

The announcement comes after the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General , appeared before a committee of lawmakers at the House of Representatives on Monday.

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