Nigeria brings in Cessna aircraft and Agusta helicopters for Deep Blue project

An Agusta AW109 helicopter, two of which are to be supplied to NIMASA and the Nigerian Navy.
An Agusta AW109 helicopter, two of which are to be supplied to NIMASA and the Nigerian Navy. © Public Domain
As part of its Deep Blue project for securing the country's territorial waters, Nigeria is to take delivery of two Cessna aircraft and two Agusta helicopters. Israeli company Blue Octagon recently took charge of procurement for the project after a parliamentary enquiry was launched into the conditions in which the original contract was awarded to its sister company HLSI. [...] (399 words)
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